Egypt

What Will it Look Like When You’re Old?

In March, researchers at the British Museum in London discovered the world’s oldest tattoo on an Egyptian mummy that had been housed in the building for more than a century. After infrared examination they discovered that what appeared as faint smudges on the man’s arm, were in fact tattoos of a huge wild bull and a goat. The researchers believe the 5,000-year-old images were to show strength and virility.

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