Oct 25, 2011

Tattoos: The ancient history of body art – by Ann Marie Dwyer – Helium
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After thousands of years, the rich tradition of body art has been promoted as a form of self-expression as well as a symbol of brotherhood. Looking at the history will explain why this “art noveau” will never truly fall out of style. In 5000 BC, the Japanese entombed the social elite and their rulers with figurines that were representative of people they wish to accompany them into the afterlife. These miniature representations bore tattoos.
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