Liz Taylor nel film "Cleopatra". Egyptian women made extensive use of tattoos

Liz Taylor in the film “Cleopatra”. Egyptian women made extensive use of tattoos

L'art tattoo It is ancient and its many peoples, including the Egyptian.

Egyptian women were assiduous and conscientious in the care of their beauty, which it is also realized through the display of tattoos aesthetically pleasing and high symbolic value.

The technique used for their execution consisted nell'inoculare under the first layer of skin specific substances, mostly oil e soot, to which was then given the desired shape.

The most popular subjects were those with religious significance, in particular the goddess Bes, linked to the female world, while the favorite body part on which to show off tattoos was the lower abdomen, just above the groin (Photo gives: denverpost.com).