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Hairstyles of a Mummy – A visit to Ancient Egypt via The British Museum

A captivating visit to ancient Egypt …. viewing over a dozen mummies and ancient Egyptian art all in a single hall of the British Museum, London. If there is only ONE thing one has time for on a visit to London, then it has got to be the Egyptian hall!

Everything about their art is enthralling … including their hair art!

HAIRSTYLES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

The checkerboard braid is the most intriguing of all – how did they do it?

HAIRSTYLES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

Note the head bands worn above the forehead!

 

HAIRSTYLES OF ANCIENT EGYPT

And the end-bands …wonder what those were!

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So much art, so much culture waiting to be explored!

More to follow soon.

jm

June 2014

 

 

 

One comment on “Hairstyles of a Mummy – A visit to Ancient Egypt via The British Museum

  1. Pingback: Magnificent Mummies – 1 | Wovensouls Journal

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