Tattoos: And their Significance (Paperback)

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The practice of tattooing goes back millennia. Some of the mummies, over 3,000 years old, found in the Egyptian pyramids, had complex tattoos. All types of primitive cultures used tattooing as a way to assert a superior social status, or, simply, for aesthetic satisfaction. From the jungles of Africa, to the remote islands of the Pacific, men and women embellished their dermis with tattoos.No one shall be surprised that modern people use the same procedures to inject inks under their skin. Of course, the techniques, and the graphic realization is much more advanced. If the primitive man and woman used tattooing primarily for social identification and perceived beauty, our own contemporaries practice the art of tattooing for few additional reasons, with the same results. This little booklet focuses on the meaning of various types of tattoos, from criminal gangs to people lacking sound judgment.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781718861664
ISBN-10: 1718861664
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
Pages: 94
Language: English