Humans have marked their bodies with tattoos for thousands of years. These permanent designs—sometimes plain, sometimes elaborate, always personal—have served as amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments and even forms of punishment.
In terms of tattoos on actual bodies, the earliest known examples were for a long time Egyptian and were present on several female mummies dated to c. 2000 B.C. But following the more recent discovery of the Iceman from the area of the Italian-Austrian border in 1991 and his tattoo patterns, this date has been pushed back a further thousand years when he was carbon-dated at around 5,200 years old.
They use primitive tools, and coulors was only black and grey.
In modern tattooing they use special tools with needles and they use a lot of coulors.
Nowadays tattoo means a lot of, it can be you are part of gang, military squod or its ancien
Like example USA soldiers in ww2 they tattoo themselves to recognize of what kind of squod they are.
Or in chinese mafia you need a tattoo to be part of gang. Different countrys have different styles of tattooing.
Like example in new Zealand tattoo have big roll and ancient warriors ha
I thing a tattoo is good thing it has big meaning to personal yourself and tattooing is to me is very nice.