This video shows over 3,000 years of women's ideal body types as determined by their societies' standard of beauty.
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Ancient Egypt (c. 1292 - 1069 B.C.)
Ancient Greece (c. 500 - 300 B.C.)
Han Dynasty (c. 206 B.C. - 220 A.D.)
Italian Renaissance (c. 1400 - 1700)
Victorian England (c. 1837 - 1901)
Roaring Twenties (c. 1920s)
Golden Age Of Hollywood (c. 1930s - 1950s)
Swinging Sixties (c. 1960s)
Supermodel Era (c. 1980s)
Postmodern Beauty (c. 2000s - Today)
Do standards of beauty stand the test of time?