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All dates in this chronology are approximations (c.) and occur before the common era (B.C.E.).

5000 Archaeological evidence that flax grew in Egypt suggests that linen fabric was available at this early date. Flax was originally an import to Egypt, perhaps from Syria.
4400–4000 The first Egyptian depiction of a horizontal loom for making linen comes from this period.
3100–2675 An ivory statuette depicts a king wearing a patterned cloak.
3100–2800 Kings wear both the White and Red Crowns, symbols of rule over Upper and Lower Egypt.
King Narmer wears the earliest known archaic wraparound kilt. The style persists into the New Kingdom for both men and women.
Kings begin to wear the striped Nemes kerchief and the Uraeus snake over the forehead.
A brown shirt from this time period, excavated from Tarkan, shows the first evidence of dyed clothing.
2675–2170 Men wear both close-cropped...

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