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A glimpse of women's makeup in ancient China
From:China Daily  Writer:  Date:2017-03-10
Cultural relics unearthed in ancient tombs in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region reveal women's makeup in ancient times. The findings, including silk paintings and beautiful women figurines, exhibit the makeup of the women living in the western regions in Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) and Tang Dynasty (618AD-907AD).


A colored portrait of a woman unearthed in an ancient tomb of Astana in Turpan, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]



A reproduced photo of an 18-year-old Loulan beauty in ancient times. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


A reproduced image of mummy Xin Zhui, wife of prime minister of the Changsha Kingdom during the early Western Han Dynasty (206BC-24AD). The mummy was unearthed at Mawangdui Han Dynasty Tomb.[Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


A sketch shows how a woman in Turpan in Tang Dynasty (618AD-907AD) did makeup. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

 
 
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