Category: Ancient Tattoos

My Favorite Cross Tattoo Designs

1. Latin cross Tattoo Cross tattoos meaning for those of the Christian Faith, centers on the crucifixion of Christ. His death on the cross and resurrection are the backbone of their belief systems. The Latin cross skin image meaning forms

Something About Star Tattoos

This tattoo meaning will depend on what style of the star has been designed. The Star of David has an extremely powerful image to the Jewish culture. This means to them an actual connection with Jewish people and the heavenly

Tattoos by Types and Reasons Part 2

Tattoos Used in Medicine: Tattoos were seen to have therapeutic properties thousands of years earlier. In the year 1991, on the Austrian border the popular ‘Ice Man’ Otzi was discovered. Carbon dating of the Ice Man’s body showed that he

Tattoos by Types and Reasons

Tattoos Used as Identification: The Maori tattoo would be a straightforward example of an identification tattoo. It is a custom of the Maoris to get a tattoo on their face or their head for every important occasion in their life.

Ancient Tattoos

Going as far back as any studies go on the question, it is claimed that the “Ice Man” who lived some 3300 B.C., had some manner of tattoos. Upon discovering the remains, researchers could do little rather than guess that