Archaeologists Have Made A Shocking Discovery In The Remains Of A Medieval Nun

Archaeologists Have Made A Shocking Discovery In The Remains Of A Medieval Nun

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Interesting Facts About Germany

The remains of a nun buried in Germany around the year 1000 reveal some interesting facts that counter the prevailing wisdom about the roles of men and women in earlier societies.  This female nun had an expensive type of blue paint only used for certain things in her mouth.   Gentside.co.uk has the rest

Archaeologists have found, in the mouth of a nun buried in Germany around the year 1000, tiny blue pigments. An unprecedented and unexpected proof of the involvement of women in arts that were thought to be exclusively masculine, the reproduction and illumination of manuscripts. History has forgotten them. And […]

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