History of Tattoos in The World

    TATTOO comes from the Tahitian "tatu" which supposedly means the sign. Although historical evidence is not so much the tattoo, but the experts concluded that the art of tattooing is already there 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 historically, the Egyptians who had become the mother of the mushrooming world of tattoo. The Egyptians are known as the nation's well-known strong, so because of their expansion towards the nations laen, tattoo art has also chimed in widespread, as to the Greek, Persian, and Arabic.
    What is the reason for the ancient tribes of the world had it done? The ancient Greeks wore tattoos as identification of members of their intelligence agencies, spies, aka the war at that time. Here, tattoo shows the rank of the spy. unlike 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 descendants. 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 Sudan use Tattoo to mark the rite of initiation in boys. The Indians paint and sculpt the body to increase the beauty of their skin or show a certain social status.
    Tattoo aka Wen Shen or Rajah smulai merambahi taon China around 2000 BC. Wen Shen said to mean "body acupuncture". please note, just like the Romans, the ancient Chinese memakaiTtattoo to indicate that someone had been imprisoned. While 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 has obtained the habit of tattooing the face. History customs Drung ethnic Tattoo appear around the end of Emperor Ming dynastic period (about 350 years ago), when they were attacked by a group of other ethnic groups and at the time they arrested some women from ethnic Drung to serve as slaves. In order to avoid the occurrence of rape, the woman is 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 Drung ethnic minorities face tattooed when they were aged between 12 and 13 years as a symbol of passage themselves. There are several different explanations, why the women are tattooed face. Some people say that the Drung ethnic woman who considers her tattoo look more beautiful and the Drung ethnic Adam would not marry a woman who does not have a tattoo on his face. People in Indonesia Mentawai Mentawai islands, the Dayak tribe in Borneo, and tribal Sumba in Nusa Tenggara, 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, his tattoo is not made haphazardly. Before making a tattoo done, there 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 handle, a needle and bat from the trunk. People are still using manual techniques hinterland and from traditional materials. Eskimos for example, using needles made from animal bones. In the temples of Shaolin using a heated copper bowl to print images on the skin tubih dragon. Shaolin disciples who were deemed eligible to get a symbol that, by sticking their arms in a kind of mold the image of the dragon on both sides of the barrel-shaped copper heat it. Much different now. Today, especially among the urban community, making tattoo done by an electric engine. This machine was found in 1891 in England. Then the substance pewarnanya using synthetic inks (ink tattoo).

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