The Egtved Girl is a rather famous find with an intact blouse and an incredible string skirt. It has gotten a lot of attention in recent years and a lot of new material has been written about it. My list of resources for the find to date is below.
If you are unfamiliar with the find itself, you can learn more here: en.natmus.dk/historical-knowledge/denmark/prehistoric-period-until-1050-ad/the-bronze-age/the-egtved-girl/
Barber, E.J.W. Prehistoric Textiles, Princeton University Press, 1991.
- History of cloth from Neolithic to Bronze Ages, has detailed information, in particular, on the string skirt.
Bender Jørgensen, Lise. “Ancient Costumes Reconstructed: A New Field of Research”, NESAT 5 (Textilsymposium Neumünster: Archäologische Textilfunde), 1993.
- Article on the use reconstructing historic clothing with Egtveg as one of several brief examples.
Bender Jørgensen, Lise. Forhistoriske Textiler I Skandinavien, 1986.
- This book has analysis of textile finds and types by region and period. Egtved is listed, but not detailed, though the over-all analysis of the period is worth reading.
Bender Jørgensen, Lise, Joanna Sofaer and Marie Louise Stig Sørensen. Creativity in the Bronze Age: Understanding Innovation in Pottery, Textile, and Metalwork Production, February 2018.
- This book has chapters on textile production as well as the article “Creativity in Bronze Age tailoring: women's blouses from Denmark”.
Bergerbrandt, Sophie. “Ginderup – Textiles and Dress from the Bronze Age Gleaned from an Excavation Photograph”, Archaeological Textiles Review No. 54, 2012. https://www.atnfriends.com/download/ATR54samlet.pdf
- Article uses Egtved grave as a comparison to another find.
Bergerbrandt, Sophie. “New research challenges the origin of the ‘Egtved girl’”, ScienceNordic, August 2019. https://phys.org/news/2019-08-egtved-girl.html
- Rebuttal to the University of Copenhagen research on origins of this individual.
Bergerbrant, Sophie. ”Ordinary or Extraordinary? Redressing the Problem of the Bronze Age Corded Skirt”, Current Swedish Archaeology, 2014. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270684610_Ordinary_or_Extraordinary_Redressing_the_Problem_of_the_Bronze_Age_Corded_Skirt
Bergerbrandt, Sophie. “Revisiting the ‘Egtved Girl’”, Arkeologi og kulturhistorie
fra norskekysten til Østersjøen, May 2019.
- Additional origins analysis.
Bergerbrandt, Sophie, Lise Bender Jørgensen, and Sølvi Helene Fossøy. “Appearance in Bronze Age Scandinavia as Seen from the Nybøl burial”, European Journal of Archaeology, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2013.
- Egtveg blanket used in comparison to those from other burials.
Brandt, Luise Ørsted. “Species identification of skins and development of sheep wool”, PhD Thesis, The SAXO Institute, 2014.
- Analysis of prehistoric wools includes discussion of Egtved.
Demant, Ida. “Making a Reconstruction of the Egtved Clothing”, Archaeological Textiles Review, Number 59, 2017. https://www.academia.edu/35631058/ATR59_Making_af_reconstruction_of_the_Egtved_clothing_pdf
- Highly detailed information on how the author reproduced the garments.
Felding, Louise. “The Egtved Girl: Travel, Trade & Alliances in the Bronze Age”, Adoranten, 2015. https://www.academia.edu/27390143/Felding_L_2016_The_Egtved_Girl_Trade_Travel_and_Alliances_in_the_Bronze_Age_Adoranten_2015_Scandinavian_Society_for_Prehistoric_Art_Tanums_HallristningsMuseum_Underslos
- Research article on origins. Has descriptions of grave items.
Frei, Karin Margarita, Ulla Mannering, Ina Vanden Berghe, and Kristian Kristiansen. “Bronze Age Wool: provenance and dye investigations of Danish Textiles”, June 2017. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317347024_Bronze_Age_wool_Provenance_and_dye_investigations_of_Danish_textiles
- Dye analysis for early some Bronze Age textiles.
Frei, Karin Margarita, et. al. “Tracing the dynamic life story of a Bronze Age Female”, Scientific Reports 5, 10431, May 2015. https://www.nature.com/articles/srep10431
- Full study on origins, a rebuttal was published later.
Gleba, Margarity and Ulla Mannering. Textiles and Textile Production in Europe from Prehistory to 400AD, Oxbow Books, 2012.
- Has a chapter on ancient Danish textiles.
Hald, Margarethe. Ancient Danish Textiles from Bogs and Burials, National Museums of Denmark, 1990.
- Comprehensive (if dated in some areas) work that covers finds ancient finds in Denmark. Discussion for this find includes details about the blouse (referred to as a “poncho” in this work).
Hald, Margarethe. Ed Traad Gennem Tekstilkunst, 1942. https://ctr.hum.ku.dk/research-programmes-and-projects/the-margrethe-hald-archive-digitalization-and-dissemination/MH_En_Traad_gennem_dansk_Tekstilkunst-compressed.pdf
- Older article by Hald on ancient Danish costume.
Harris, Susanna. "From the Parochial to the Universal: Comparing Cloth Cultures in the Bronze Age", European Journal of Archaeology, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2012
- This find is discussed as part of the research on the evolution of textiles
Nielsen, Karen-Hanne. “Meljøj – An Unheeded Parallel to Skrydstrup”, NESAT 2 (Archaeological Textiles, Report from the 2nd NESAT symposium), 1988.
- Egtveg items to compared to other finds.
Nosch, Marie-Louise, Ulla Mannering, Eva Andersson Strand and Karin Margarita Frei. “Travels Transmissions and Transformation”, Counterpoint: Essays in Archaeology and Heritage Studies in Honour of Professor Kristian Kristiansen, BAR International Series 2508, 2013. Discussion of Bronze Age textiles and tools from Denmark.
- Only one brief mention of Egtved but has applicable information.
University of Copenhagen. “The Bronze Age girl was not from Denmark”, Phys.org, May 2015. https://phys.org/news/2015-05-bronze-age-egtved-girl-denmark.html
- Discussion on origins of the girl in the string skirt, later rebutted.