Mesopotamian Clothing

Babylonian Clothing

The civilizations that developed in Mesopotamia near the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers between 3000 and 300 b.c.e. developed impressive skills for fashioning clothing. The evidence of these civilizations' clothing remains on sculptures, pottery, and in writings left on tablets and royal tombs. It indicates that a thriving textile or fabric industry existed in the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, which included the Sumerians 3000-2000 b.c.e. , the Akkadians 2350-2218 b.c.e. , the Babylonians...

Is The Burka Clothing Worn In Egypt

Boys Forced Wear Dresses

A long, flowing garment that covers the whole body from head to feet, the burka, also known as burqa or abaya, is an important part of the dress of Muslim women in many different countries. Some burkas leave the face uncovered, but most have a cloth or metal grid that hides the face from view while allowing the wearer to see. The exact origin of the burka is unknown, but similar forms of veil ing have been worn by women in countries such as India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Afghanistan since...