Ancient Ink: The Archaeology of Tattooing | | LARS KRUTAK
392 pages, 24 color illus., 157 b&w illus., 7 maps, 2 tables 7 x 10 inches (larger format) Fully referenced and indexed Hard Cover Bound 2 pounds weight ISBN 978029574282 University of Washington Press (November 2017) SUBJECT LISTING: Anthropology; Archaeology; Visual Studies Contents Ancient Ink, the first book dedicated to the archaeological study of tattooing, presents new research from across the globe examining tattooed human remains, tattoo tools, and ancient art. It contributes to our understanding of the antiquity, durability, and significance of tattooing and human body decoration and illuminates how different societies have used their skin to construct their identities. Ancient Ink connects ancient body art traditions to modern culture through Indigenous communities and the work of contemporary tattoo artists. * Shipping to USA addresses only. Contact me for international orders. *Books also available through University of Washington Press