As you can see from this bust of Queen NFRT’T”” (Nefertiti) meaning “Beauty has come”, the Egyptians were the ancient people who practiced the art of makeup the most. Women of good condition used kohl to underline their black eyes, eye shadow, as well as red which they put on their lips. Nobles could wear crowns or diadems. The ornaments consisted of heavy and voluminous necklaces made of precious stones. Finally, the Egyptian people had for clothing the loincloth and
the dress, as for the servants or dancers, they often appeared naked.
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