The concept 'experimental archaeology' conceptually sits uneasily; but the Wall Street Journal reported that a beautician in Baltimore did, through trial and error, determine a possible way in which ancient Roman women could have gotten those elaborate coiffures seen in murals and statues.
No, they did not use wigs; they sewed them together.
Her findings were published in an archaeological journal. I'm pleased that the editor accepted an article from a nonprofessional archaeologist. Also, I'm glad that an occasional person is enterprising enough to contribute to the sum total of knowledge.
Now maybe one of her customers will ask her to give her an ancient Roman 'do.