21st CENTURY ART, C.E.- B.C.


"...the geometry is the light..."


CATAL HUYUK


Kilims and Funerary Cloth





Kilim Pattern on Stone Wall, 6.500 B.C.































Catal Huyuk, an archaelogical site containing the remains of a civilization perhaps as old as 7,000 B.C. yields not only cloth fragments, but also the beautiful designs of kilims recorded on the walls of what may be sacred dwellings.

"...it seems now likely that kilims have been woeven in Anatolia since the late seventh millennium BC, or for at least the last eight thousand years." James Mellart




Fabric Retrieved from the Brain-case of a Human Skull



































Printing seals







Images Copyright © Mellaart 1997





21st Century Art, C.E. - B.C., A Context

Copyright © Jan Haag 1997
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Jan Haag may be reached via e-mail: jhaag@u.washington.edu






BY JAN HAAG


MUSIC + POETRY + TEXTILE ART + TRAVEL + ESSAYS + FICTION

INTRODUCTION + HAAG'S BIO