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Scientists find 3,000-year-old cloth, earliest evidence of chemical dyeing –

“We can make many inferences according to this discovery,” researcher Erez Ben-Yosef said. June 28 (UPI) —¬†Archaeologists have recovered the earliest evidence of plant-based textile dyeing. The evidence is a 3,000-year-old piece of cloth found in Israel’s Arava desert. Researchers say the record-setting wool and linen fragments offer insights into …