Letter: Historic bikini

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The Independent Online
From Mr Richard Platt

Sir: The Magnum Agency does the bikini an injustice in celebrating its 50th anniversary (Magazine, 23 February).

A mosaic dating from the 3rd century AD on the wall of the Imperial Villa, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, shows a woman exercising in one.

Yours sincerely,

Richard Platt

London, N11

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