Tattoos: Ancients of body art

Over a hundred years ago, Native american first created the most amazing body art that is called tattoo. It is popular as an art and recognizes by the professional Art historians and  Anthropologists. Tattoo is a symbol of being honored and it is a ritual practice of  a tribe organization and religion long time ago. In Southern India permanent tattoos are called henna was used as a body art dye called as  Mehndi.



Body art or tattoo is a practice that has been passed to generations all over the world since the Neolithic time and there is also an evidence that tatoo is eexisting that time because there seen a mummified preserved skin. Ancient art, and the Archaeological records. The ancient art  and archaeological results that there has been a possiblity that  the tools used for tattoo offers tattooing ritual Upper Paleolithic period in Europe. However, direct evidence for tattooing mummified human skin extends only in the 4th millennium  B.C. The first discovery of a tattooed skin of the human date is found in the body of Otzi the Iceman dating between 3370 and 3100 B.C .


In Southern India, permanent and cannot be erased tattoos are called as pachakutharathu. The most people that has been or worn a tattoo are located in Egypt and you can find it majority on woman that indicating their status. They also used tattoos for healing, Religion and as a form of punishment. In the country of china, there are cemeteries in the place of Tarim Basin that has several tattooed mummies that are Western Asian. Indo Europian physical traits and cultural materials. In Japan, tattooing for spiritual and decoration traits in Japan is thought to bring back to at most the Jomon or Paleolithic time. Tattooing has been a part of the Filipino lives since pre hispanic colonization. tattooing in the country of the Philippines for some it is a form of a rank and accomplishments and some believed that tattoos had magical qualities like the quality of the service.

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