The intricate patterns of 2,500-year-old tattoos - some from the body of a Siberian ‘princess’ preserved in the permafrost - have been revealed in Russia.
The remarkable body art includes mythological creatures and experts say the elaborate drawings were a sign of age and status for the ancient nomadic Pazyryk people, described in the 5th century BC by the Greek historian Herodotus.
“Lillian La France (1894–1979) was billed as the world’s foremost woman motorcycle stunt rider, one of a handful of female stunt riders in the 1920s and 1930s. La France used a “skull and crossbones” logo”
“Pigs around the POW camp also helped to supplement the prisoners’ bone supply. Pigs roving the camp often uncovered human skeletons that were buried in shallow graves. The soldiers used any bones they found, regardless of what — or whom — they might have belonged to.”