Hair (probably human), beeswax | 9.8in | c. 1040-992 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This wig was found lying behind the head of Nany's mummy in her inner coffin. It is made of braids of human hair fastened at the top with a cord. The braids were treated with beeswax and a layer of animal fat covers the entire wig.

Credit: Rogers Fu...
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