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Did the Romans use makeup? Ancient cosmetics

By |2018-04-25T09:03:14+00:00August 31st, 2017|Clothing, Romans|

Roman makeup: A stone finger and palette for crushing cosmetics into powder before putting them on your face (St. Germain en Laye, France) Men and women Both men and women used beauty products in ancient Rome. People used these products to make themselves seem healthier and more beautiful, but also to show that they [...]

Clothing in Ancient Egypt: weaves and flip-flops

By |2018-09-27T07:37:21+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Clothing, Egypt|

Ancient Egyptian clothing: Rahotep and Nefret Ancient Egyptian tunics Unlike most of the people of the ancient Mediterranean, people in ancient Egypt did not wear just one or two big pieces of cloth wrapped around themselves in various ways. Instead, both men and women in Egypt wore tunics which were sewn to fit [...]