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3000 year old trousers discovered in Chinese grave oldest ever found

Re-blogged from Phys.org

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers working in the ancient Yanghai graveyard in China’s Tarim Basin has uncovered what appears to be the earliest example of trouser wearing. 232 more words

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THAT'S Where They Are: Archaeologists Find World's Oldest Pair of Pants in China

TARIM BASIN, China (UPI)  Levis and Wrangler often boast about the durability of their denim, but can their blue jeans last 3,000 years? That’s how long a pair of trousers in China — the oldest in the world — have remained intact. 277 more words

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` Scientists Discover Pair of 3,000 Year Old Trousers '

#AceHistory2ResearchNews – China – June 04  - Scientists have discovered a pair of trousers in a Chinese tomb that may be the oldest ever found. 177 more words

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Trousers were invented at least 3,000 years ago - for riding

The Tarim Basin in Central Asia with its hot but exceedingly dry climate has yielded a number of well preserved mummies and over 500 tombs have been found and excavated in the last 50 years. 930 more words

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