(photo courtesty of NY Public Library)
Above is an Ancient Egyptian wig made of human hair
attached to a net — 18th Dynasty Egypt
(from Egyptology: Hanging in the Hair —
The wig is for a lady, in the style of the
18th Dynasty, BC 1400.
Also shown is a wig box made of kash or
writing reeds, discovered in a tomb at
We were wigging it
back then too!
And here’s another ancient
courtesy of Royal Ontario Museum –