Bathing and Personal Hygiene in Ancient India

First Online: January 01, 2002
Last Updated: January 01, 2015

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    Personal Hygiene in Ancient India
    Bathing & Grooming
    in Ancient India

    A Woman holds a towel as another washes her hair Medieval Women Engaged in Personal GroomingLady having an oil bathMan being assisted by two women to wash long hair
    A housewife receives a towel after her bath -- Bhatkal sculptureBrass and copper vessels used in storing and heating water for bathingAquatic acrobaticsGirls bathing in the river begging Krishna to return their clothes
    Bathing SceneWoman in her Bath-robe?