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Dr. Olga Soffer

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Employment History


  • PhD
    City University of New York
  • bachelor , Political Science
    Hunter College
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Mythic Images :: Venus of Lespugue, 28 Oct 2012 [cached]
According to textile experts Elizabeth Wayland Barber, or Olga Soffer of the University of Illinois, the statue displays the earliest representation found of spun thread, as the carving shows a skirt hanging from below the hips, made of twisted fibers, frayed at the end.
Soffer says: "It depicts a fiber-weaving technology that until recently we didn't know existed in the Stone Age."
PaleoAnthropology Journal Editoral Board, 4 Feb 2012 [cached]
Olga Soffer
University of Illinois
University of Illinois ..., 17 April 2011 [cached]
University of Illinois archaeologist Olga Soffer, who has worked at Mezirich, estimates that one of these dwellings (reconstructed at the American Museum of Natural History) would have taken 10 people 5 days to build.
The Harmony Museum - Harmony, Pennsylvania [cached]
More recent research -- by Adovasio, Invisible Sex co-author and University of Illinois anthropology professor Olga Soffer and others -- demonstrates a much different reality.
Adovasio and Soffer, among the world's leading experts on perishable artifacts such as basketry, cordage and weaving, present an exciting new look at prehistory in The Invisible Sex.
Olga Soffer, professor at ..., 25 Dec 2008 [cached]
Olga Soffer, professor at the Department of Anthropology of the University of Illinois in the United States, says that the Dmanisi project is "the most important palaeoanthropological research project around today ...
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