Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Ask Me About Sandalwood Combs!

... c'mon, I dare ya.  Because the archaeological evidence I researched personally, in attempting to build the "Barbarian" world of Clovis I was a treasure trove of knowledge about the fineness of their cultural arts AND their standard of hygiene, self-decoration, and personal appearance ...

Ahh, I never will forget the Swabian Topknot (great link for further images and pithy commentary here):

His skin care might not look like much a millennium later, but check out how amazingly the hair has held up!  White Rain's got nothing on these people.

Found a link today at Historical Fiction Online, and this article reminded me of all that.  What DID the Vikings really look like?  Take a peek and see if you find out.

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