SAXO-Institute - Archaeology, Ethnology, Greek & Latin, History
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Elsa Yvanez is an archaeologist specialised in the textile production of the ancient Nile valley, in the chaine opératoire and economic significance of spinning and weaving, as well as in the use of textiles for clothing and burial. She is associate professor of textile archaeology at the Centre for Textile Research, Saxo institute, at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH). From 2022, she is leading the Fashioning Sudan. Archaeology of dress practices along the Middle Nile project with the support of the European Union’s Horizon Europe programme (ERC Starting Grant 101039416).