History of Tattoos
Tattoos have been around for thousands of years. They have represented status symbols, love, religion, even punishment. The history of tattoos is long and varied....
Tattooing has been practiced across the globe since at least Neolithic times, as
evidenced by mummified preserved skin, ancient art, and the archaeological ...
O'Reilly improved upon an earlier tattoo
machine invented by Thomas Edison that did not succeed commercially. An electric motor pushes the needle in and out of the skin at a rate of up to 3,000 punctures per minute. The tattoo
needle inserts a small drop of ink about ... More »
a brief history of tattoos the word tattoo is said to has two major derivations- from
the polynesian word 'ta' which means striking something and the tahitian word ...
Jan 1, 2007 ... Joann Fletcher, research fellow in the department of archaeology at the
University of York in Britain, describes the history of tattoos and their ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-tattoos-addison-
anderson If you have a tattoo, you're part of a rich cultural history that ...
The legacy of Polynesian tattoo began over 2000 years ago and is as diverse as
the people who wear them. Once widespread in Polynesian societies across ...
In recorded history, the earliest tattoos can be found in Egypt during the time of
the construction of the great pyramids (It undoubtedly started much earlier).