tattoo history

TATTOO comes from the Tahitian "tatu" which supposedly means the mark. Although the historical evidence of this tattoo is not so much, but the experts concluded that this tattoo art already existed since 12,000 years BC. Such tattoos ancient ritual for ancient tribes like the Maori, Inca, Ainu, Polynesians, dll.Kalo you a trip to Egypt, try maen-maen to the pyramids, maybe you can find the oldest tattoo there. Because according to history, the Egyptians who so prickly growing proliferation of tattoos in the world. Egyptians it was known as a strong nation that famous, so thanks to their expansion of the nations laen, tattoo art is also part of it spread widely, such as the local Greek, Persian, and Arabic.
What is the reason for the ancient tribes of the world had it done? Ancient Greeks used tattoos as identification of the members of their intelligence agencies, spies, aka the war at that time. Here, tattoo shows the rank of the spy. different from the Romans, they wore tattoos as a sign that someone is coming from the class of slaves, and also Tattoo dirajahi to each body of the prisoner. Maori tribe in New Zealand makes Tattoo spiral-shaped carvings on the face and buttocks. According to them, this is a good sign for the offspring. In the Solomon Islands, tattoo etched on her face as a ritual to mark a new stage in their lives. Almost the same as above, the Nuer tribe in the Sudan use Tattoo to mark the rite of initiation in boys. The Indians paint and sculpt the body to add to the beauty of their skin or show a certain social status.
Tattoo aka Wen Shen or Rajah smulai taon merambahi China around 2000 BC. Wen Shen is said to mean "body acupuncture." Keep in mind, just like the Romans, ancient Chinese people memakaiTattoo to indicate that someone had been imprisoned. Meanwhile, in China alone, there are tattoo culture in some ethnic minority, which has been inherited by their ancestors, such as ethnic Drung, Dai, and Li, but only the women who come from ethnic Li and Drung who pick the habit of tattooing the face. Tattoo customs History Drung ethnic appeared around the end of the Kedinastian Emperor Ming (about 350 years ago), when they were attacked by a group of other ethnic groups and at the time they arrest some women from ethnic Drung to serve as slaves. In order to avoid the occurrence of rape, the women were then tattooed their faces to make them look less attractive in the eyes of the kidnapper. Although it is now the women of the Drung ethnic minorities is no longer in a state threatened by attacks from other ethnic minorities, yet they still continue to maintain these customs as a symbol of strength maturity. The girls from ethnic minorities Drung tattooed face when they are aged between 12 and 13 years as a symbol of growing up themselves. There are several different explanations, why the women are tattooed on his face. Some people say, that the Drung ethnic woman who considers her tattoo looks more beautiful and the Drung ethnic Adam will not marry a woman who does not have a tattoo on his face. In Indonesia, the Mentawai people in the Mentawai islands, the Dayak tribe in Kalimantan, and Sumba in NTB tribe, has been known since ancient tattoo. Even for the Dayak tribe, someone who managed to "decapitate" the enemy, he got a tattoo on his hand. Likewise with the Mentawai tribe, tattoo it has not made haphazardly. Before making a tattoo done, there is Enegaf aka Harvest initiation ceremony conducted in Puturkaf Uma (traditional house gallery Mentawai tribe). The ceremony was led by Sikerei (shaman). After the ceremony is completed, then the process of his tattoo done.
FIRST, materials to make the tattoo comes from the shell charcoal mixed with sugarcane juice. The tools used are still very traditional. Like the wooden handles, needle, and bat from the trunk. Rural people are still using manual techniques and traditional materials. Eskimo people, for example, using needles made from animal bones. In the Shaolin temples using copper barrel that is heated to print images on the skin tubih dragon. Shaolin disciples who are considered eligible to get a symbol that, with their arms stuck in a kind of dragon prints that exist on both sides of the hot copper barrel. Far different from now. Today, especially among the urban community, making tattoo done by an electric engine. This machine was found in 1891 in England. Then pewarnanya substance use synthetic ink (ink tattoo)