This summer the Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program is celebrating 20 years of supporting internships at arts organizations across L.A. County. Started in response to our city’s civil unrest in the early 90s, the program aims to increase diversity within… More»
Princess Leia hair is so totally 300 A.D.
A proto-Princess Leia emerges from this 1,700-year-old terracotta lamp created in North Africa.
We may have Roman North Africa to thank for the famous Leia hairstyle, as this braided look appears on depictions of women in ancient artworks from this region, such as the terracotta lamp (left) at the Getty and the marble sculpture (right) at the Met.