Very retro: Roman Vestal virgin hairstyle, reconstructed

This is a bit off-topic but it’s very, very, interesting.  The video shows you how to reconstruct (as best researchers can tell) the braided hairstyle of the Roman Vestal virgin priestesses.

A bit more on the Vestals, from Wikipedia (yeah, I know–not academic).

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  • Wow! Fascinating…reminiscent of nuns

  • Totally cool!! Thanks for posting.

  • This is amazing. Also, how do I get that job? :-P


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