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6,000-year-old fabric reveals Peruvians dyed with indigo before Egyptians

20 September 2016

Dr Jan Wouters (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) is featured for his contribution to research finding that a piece of striped cotton was indeed dyed by indigo more than 1,500 years before the Egyptians used indigo dye, possibly making it the earliest known example of cloth dyeing. Read: Los Angeles Times, More: PBS, International Business Times