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The art of tattooing

Photos of tattoos,
and presentation of:
Kai Uwe Faust
Patricia Campos
Marcus Hammer

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The History of Tattooing
Ancient Times

Bronze Age - The Ice Man - The Scythians

The Bronze Age:

Several Danish museums have needles from the Bronze Age (about 2000 - 500 B.C.), that is supposed to have been used for tattooing. There is no proof, but the circumstances surrounding the finds are convincing the scientists that they have been thus used.

This is tattoo needles in the Vesthimmerland's Museum in Aars, Denmark. At the top left corner is a bronze age tattoo needle in Bornholm's Museum in Rønne, Denmark.

 

 

 

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