Chimú mummies with naturalistic and geometric tattooing, 1200 A.D. Drawing courtesy of Dr. Marvin Allison. Hidden in shifting sands along th...

Chimú mummies with naturalistic and geometric tattooing, 1200 A. Drawing courtesy of Dr. Hidden in shifting sands along th.

This #tribal inspired #mandala set combines elements of the earth, moon, geometry, feathers and animal totems.

This tribal inspired mandala set combines elements of the earth, moon, geometry, feathers and animal totems.

The earliest known examples of tattoos were the Egyptians, having being present on numerous female mummies that date as far back as 2000 B.C. It was only until “Iceman”, a frozen body found at the Italian-Austrian border in 1991, was discovered with patterns adorned across various parts of his body that presented evidence of tattoos existing much earlier. Scientists have carbon dated “Iceman” to around 5,200 years old.

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earliest known examples of tattoos were the Egyptians, present on numerous female mummies that date as far back as 2000 B. 'Iceman' frozen body found various tattoos many parts of his body, carbon dated to around yrs old.

Ancient Egypt ornament, from Ornaments, Styles, Motives by NS Voronchihin, NA Emshanova, Udmurtia University publisher

Ancient Egypt ornament, from Ornaments, Styles, Motives by NS Voronchihin, NA Emshanova, Udmurtia University publisher

Giudicato d'Arborea - Handpoked with Ancient Tattoo Technique by Lidia Rivas

Giudicato d'Arborea - Handpoked with Ancient Tattoo Technique by Lidia Rivas

Umbrella handpoked with Ancient tattoo technique by Lidia Rivas #umbrella #tattoo #handpocked #handpokedtattoo #dotwork #dots #inked #dotworktattoos #tattooartwork  #blackandred #flower #sunrays #sun #merano #ancienttattootechnique

Umbrella handpoked with Ancient tattoo technique by Lidia Rivas #umbrella #tattoo #handpocked #handpokedtattoo #dotwork #dots #inked #dotworktattoos #tattooartwork #blackandred #flower #sunrays #sun #merano #ancienttattootechnique

The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09

The dragon in buddhism by (As far as I know, dragon.is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.

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