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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.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2188157/The-astonishing-2-500-year-old-tattoos-Siberian-princess—little-changed-art.html#ixzz23ZgGvhdg

The translation on this isn’t awesome, but it’s still cool. Go see!