Read This Before You Get a Tattoo

Read This Before You Get a Tattoo

by James Dobovin

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Overview

Tattoos have a rich history of tradition, dating back thousands and thousands of years. Throughout the course of time, there has always been an important role of tradition and ritual behind tattoos. In the past, women in Borneo used tattoos as a way to mark their skills. Tattoos were also used in the past as a way to ward away illnesses and disease by placing the tattoo around the fingers and on the wrist. Throughout history, tattoos have also been used to symbolize a clan or society as well.

The purpose of tattoos has differed from culture to culture throughout the course of time. Research has shown that the earliest tattoos come from Egypt during the time of the pyramids, although most believe they started much earlier.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012332455
Publisher: Ray Poirier
Publication date: 04/15/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 121 KB

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