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Egyptians Tattoos – Egypt is the Cradle of Tattoo Art!

September 11th, 2009

Tattoos are used as a passport after death to live in this world again. Many traditional cultures have this as a practice, and Egypt was called the cradle of tattoo art. It is said that the bodies that were discovered tattoos on them. One female mummy named Amunet was said to have several dots and lines on her body as a tattoo. Her flesh had a clear display of the tattoo art. Many female mummies also showed these kinds of tattoo designs on their body. One of the popular designs among them was the ornamental scarring that is still popular in some parts of Africa. This tattoo design is worn on the lower part of the abdomen. The series of lines and dots is said to increase the fertility in a woman.

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