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A Look at Ancient Mesopotamian Dogs & Their Collars

A Look at Ancient Mesopotamian Dogs & Their Collars

Dogs & Their Collars in Ancient MesopotamiaAmong the many contributions to world culture credited to Mesopotamia is an object so familiar to people in the modern world that few pause to consider its origin: the dog collar. Throughout the ancient world, from China to Rome, dogs are depicted in works

Mummy’s collar found in Egyptian tomb

A colourful collar intended for wear after death has been found in an Egyptian tomb in Thebes. People in ancient Egypt wore collars called "wesekhs" made of beads when they were alive. This painted collar is made of a different type of material called cartonnage (a plastered material) and was meant

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