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Tattoo from the Right Arm of a Tribal Chief  Pazyryk Culture, 5th century BC  The Hermitage Museum

Tattoo from the Right Arm of a Tribal Chief Pazyryk Culture, 5th century BC The Hermitage Museum

Scythian tattoo. Picts called 'Pictii' by the Romans, Pictland- land of the painted people. The learned Anglo-Saxon monk Bede (673 – 735 AD) refers to the old legend of Herodot...about the descent of the Picts in his work “Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum” Ecclesiastical History of the English People:“When the Britons thus had made themselves masters over the larger part of the Island, it happened that the Picts– from Scythia– as has been related, set out to sea in a few longships...

Scythian tattoo. Picts called 'Pictii' by the Romans, Pictland- land of the painted people. The learned Anglo-Saxon monk Bede (673 – 735 AD) refers to the old legend of Herodot...about the descent of the Picts in his work “Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum” Ecclesiastical History of the English People:“When the Britons thus had made themselves masters over the larger part of the Island, it happened that the Picts– from Scythia– as has been related, set out to sea in a few longships...

Ancient Scythian Mummy Tattoo.  It's pretty amazing for lasting thousands of years.

Ancient Scythian Mummy Tattoo. It's pretty amazing for lasting thousands of years.

A 2500 year old mummy that had some amazing tattoos.

A 2500 year old mummy that had some amazing tattoos.

Hair-style Kurgan III of Verch-Kal’dzin, Altai. Young Scythian men, 4th century BCE.

Hair-style Kurgan III of Verch-Kal’dzin, Altai. Young Scythian men, 4th century BCE.

Needles and Sins Tattoo Blog | Pazyryk Mummy with 2,500 Year Old Tattoos to be Displayed

Needles and Sins Tattoo Blog | Pazyryk Mummy with 2,500 Year Old Tattoos to be Displayed

Scythian mummy with tattoo and matted locks.  I always love when ancient tattoos are preserved!

Scythian mummy with tattoo and matted locks. I always love when ancient tattoos are preserved!

The ice maiden's tattoo, the oldest preserved specimen of tattooed human skin, 5th c BC

The ice maiden's tattoo, the oldest preserved specimen of tattooed human skin, 5th c BC

Herodotus testified that the Scythians wore tattoos as a sign of their nobility. A Scythian without tattoos showed that he was of low station. The fanciful Scythian depictions of wild animals had influenced the art of China, Persia, India, and Eastern Europe.

Herodotus testified that the Scythians wore tattoos as a sign of their nobility. A Scythian without tattoos showed that he was of low station. The fanciful Scythian depictions of wild animals had influenced the art of China, Persia, India, and Eastern Europe.