Sunday, 26 May 2013

Interpreting the Artefacts: 'Hairdo Archaeology'

Learning about the past from objects. Janet Stephens, a hair stylist from Baltimore is a 'hairstyle archaeologist' who specialises in recreating how women in ancient Rome and Greece wore their hair.
She spoke to the BBC about a museum visit that marked the start of a long journey of discovery on which she solved a historical mystery and had her work published in an academic journal.
Peter Murtaugh, 'Hairdo archaeologist' solves ancient fashion mystery', BBC 26 May 2013.

1 comment:

Nathan Elkins said...

I saw this at a poster session at the AIA in Seattle!

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