Beards were used as security for a loan in ancient India

Beards were used as security for a loan in ancient India

In ancient India beards were held in such high regard that a man might use his as security against a loan The highest ranking Ancient Egyptians grew hair on their chins which was often dyed or hennaed (reddish brown) and sometimes plaited with interwoven gold thread. A metal false beard, or postiche, which was a […]