The tiny pieces of fabric, some only 5 x 5 centimeters in size, vary in color, weaving technique and ornamentation.
"Some of these fabrics resemble textiles only known from the Roman era," said Dr.
Luxury grade fabric adorned the highly skilled, highly respected craftsmen managing the copper furnaces.
They were responsible for smelting the copper, which was a very complicated process." A trove of the "Seven Species" The archaeologists also recently discovered thousands of seeds of the Biblical "Seven Species" at the site—the two grains and five fruits considered unique products of the Land of Israel.
A fine wool textile dyed red and blue, found at Timna.