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New tattoos discovered on Oetzi mummy
"The newly discovered tattoos on the ribcage have now reopened the debate about the role of tattoos in prehistoric times. This investigation has given researchers a new piece to add to the jigsaw puzzle when trying to tease out whether prehistoric tattoos had a therapeutic, symbolic or religious significance."
history  tattoos  bodymod 
january 2015 by warrenellis
Tooth filing was a worldwide craze among Viking men | Science | guardian.co.uk
"Vikings worldwide seem to have taken up a fashion for painful but impressive modification of teeth around the 10th century AD"
history  bodymod 
july 2011 by warrenellis

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