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  • 2,000-Year-Old Periwig Unearthed In Sichuan

    11/09/2005 4:43:26 PM PST · by blam · 11 replies · 898+ views
    2,000-year-old periwig unearthed in Sichuan 2005-11-09 17:18:32 CHENGDU, Nov. 9 (Xinhuanet) -- The Chinese might have learned to adorn themselves with periwigs more than 2,000 years ago, said archeologists who unearthed a skeleton wearing a hairpiece from an ancient tombs in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The wig, found on the lower part of the skull, was made of hemprope, says Zhang Rong, a heritage repairs technician with a local museum in Liangshan prefecture, where the finding was reported. Zhang said she had consulted several seasoned hemp knitters in the prefecture before she came to the conclusion. The wig dates...