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70 Hair Extensions Adorn the Head of This 3,300-Year-Old Egyptian Woman

A recent paper in the Journal of Egyptian Archeology announces the discovery of the 3,300-year-old remains of an Egyptian woman in a cemetery that is part and parcel of a site that is currently being excavated and that researchers refer to as Amarna.

What’s interesting is that, unlike many other ancient Egyptians, this woman was not mummified before being laid to rest. However, it appears that whoever was in charge of getting her ready for the afterlife paid very close attention to her hairstyle.

read more 70 Hair Extensions Adorn the Head of This 3,300-Year-Old Egyptian Woman.

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This entry was posted on September 18, 2014 by in Archaeology.

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