Blast from the Past: Men’s Hairstyle in 200 BC

The neighbourhood saloons (Indian salons) have those charts with hairstyles that I wouldn’t want to be seen dead in. Ever wondered what a similar hairstyle chart would have looked like back in the 2nd century BC? It could very well be the image below:

Ajanta male hair styles. 2nd Century BC.

Ajanta male hair styles. 2nd Century BC.

Found this hanging inside the men’s loo at Mandu (the abandoned city from the Mughal era near Indore in Madhya Pradesh). And they say metrosexuality is a recent phenomenon.