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In semicircle

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Valeria Messalina
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In ancient Greece, women waxed the bikini line with tar in the shape of a triangle. Roman women depilated themselves in a semicircle, which was confirmed by the plaster casts of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in Pompeii in 79 CE.

  • Grant Michael, Miasta Wezuwiusza - Pompeje i Herculanum, PIW, Warszawa 1986, s.35.

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