When was the first tattoo recorded?


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The first tattoo was said or found to be done over 5000 years ago. The ice man that was found had 57 tattoos all over his body.

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A lot of different cultures have tattoos dating back centuries. Their have been a few different discoveries made from archaeologists all over the world. In the past, women use to believe tattoos were a rare, exotic beauty mark. In fact, some of the tattoos that were used in the older days are still being used to this day and are extremely popular. In Africa, they couldn't figure out how to tattoo the skin with the dark complexion, so they use to use a similar technique called scarification which would result in a similar result.

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