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More resources for studying tattoo history


Henna tattoo on handI’m not finished with my brief overview of ancient tattoos, but along the way I’ve found some wonderful internet resources for anyone who would like to learn more about ancient practices.

Here are a few:

Tattoo History (The Vanishing Tattoo)
A pictorial history of tattoos (
Pigments of Imagination (National Geographic)
History of Tattoo (
Tattoos: The Ancient and Mysterious History (Smithsonian Magazine)

Check Google… there are a lot of great references out there.

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Author: infmom

I got my first tattoo when I was 46. I hope the people who read this blog don't have to wait that long. I love talking about body art.

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