3,600-year-old tattoo kit found


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/05/03/3600-year-old-tattoo-kit-foun.html


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3,600-year-old tattoo kit found

It saw some action, I reckon.


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Those ‘pointy wild turkey bones’ don’t look nearly pointy enough! I hope they would have been re-sharpened just before use…


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So we know definitively that tatoos and brewing correlate with the rise of civilization


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Similar tools would also be useful for pottery designs used by the Anasazi. Turkeys were plentiful in their world.


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I was just thinking blunt = painful!


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This kit is probably still cleaner than the ones they use down at Inkin’ N Stinkin’ in good ol’ Hamilton Ontario.


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If you go to the South Pacific they still do tatoos like this. And, yes, it hurts like hell.


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