The Magnificent Hairstyles of Bronze Age Greece and Europe

Minoan Bronze Age hairstyle

In Scandinavia and the Aegean during the Bronze Age there is evidence of the hairstyles people wore three and a half thousand years ago.

In Nordic Bronze Age Denmark oak coffin burials at Borum Eshøj, the Skrydstrup Woman, and the world famous Egtved Girl have preserved their hairstyles.

While the Minoans, the Cycladic Islanders and Mycenaeans created remarkable frescoes in the palaces at Knossos, Akrotiri on Thera (Santorini), Mycenae, Pylos, and Thebes.

But what can these hairstyles tell us about the people of Bronze Age Europe and their societies?

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