Tigray Woman Has a Cross of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Tattooed on Her Forehead, Ethiopia. Photographic Print by Nigel Pavitt

Tigray Woman Has a Cross of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Tattooed on Her Forehead, Ethiopia

Tigray Woman Has a Cross of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Tattooed on Her Forehead, Ethiopia. Photographic Print by Nigel Pavitt

Bosnia and Hercegovina, traditional tattooing of my people. It was a way to keep the women and children being abducted during the time of Turkish occupation. My grandmother had a cross on her hand, and her full married name on her arm. 4 years after her passing, I kick myself for never asking her about the history of our family, and the struggles of our people.

Bosnia and Hercegovina, traditional tattooing of my people. It was a way to keep the women and children being abducted during the time of Turkish occupation. My grandmother had a cross on her hand, and her full married name on her arm. 4 years after her passing, I kick myself for never asking her about the history of our family, and the struggles of our people.

Various types, etc. Tattooing a pilgrim

Various types, etc. Tattooing a pilgrim

“We feel certain that severe persecution is coming to Egypt, and we are not sure we will be able to stand up to it. We have chosen to have ourselves indelibly marked as followers of Christ so that we can never renounce Him, not even in our weakest moments,” one woman explained.

“We feel certain that severe persecution is coming to Egypt, and we are not sure we will be able to stand up to it. We have chosen to have ourselves indelibly marked as followers of Christ so that we can never renounce Him, not even in our weakest moments,” one woman explained.

Croatia Women - Bing Images

Croatia Women - Bing Images

Sealing a Pilgrimage with Ink - Catholic Travel Centre

Sealing a Pilgrimage with Ink - Catholic Travel Centre

army logo - Google Search

army logo - Google Search

Alcuni fra i tatuaggi più comuni di Loreto, fra sacro e profano da “ I tatuaggi sacri e profani della Santa Casa di Loreto”, Caterina Pigorini Beri, 1889

Alcuni fra i tatuaggi più comuni di Loreto, fra sacro e profano da “ I tatuaggi sacri e profani della Santa Casa di Loreto”, Caterina Pigorini Beri, 1889

Coptic tattoo stamps in the Razzouk collection. Jerusalem cross and a Resurrection scene dated 1910. The sides of this block are carved with…

Coptic tattoo stamps in the Razzouk collection. Jerusalem cross and a Resurrection scene dated 1910. The sides of this block are carved with…

Olive wood tattoo stencil block, 17th-18th century, collected from the Razzouk family ca. 1970. Collection of the Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Olive wood tattoo stencil block, 17th-18th century, collected from the Razzouk family ca. 1970. Collection of the Musée du quai Branly, Paris

Pinterest
Cerca