Published on November 12th, 2007 | by Noelle dEstries0
Prehistoric Women Wore Short Short’s Too
Recent excavations at the site — part of the Vinca culture which was Europe’s biggest prehistoric civilization — point to a metropolis with a great degree of sophistication and a taste for art and fashion, archaeologists say.
In the Neolithic settlement in a valley nestled between rivers, mountains and forests in what is now southern Serbia, men rushed around a smoking furnace melting metal for tools. An ox pulled a load of ore, passing by an art workshop and a group of young women in short skirts.