Believe him or not but the majority of scientist believe that the origins of tattooings go back approximately to 3300 BEFORE JESUS CHRIST. They believe that certain marks found on the skin of origins of tattooings, a body mummified of a iceman found in the Italian Alps, were considered back tattooings in its days. If their acceptance is true, these marks on its body earliest represent the known obviousness for tattooings in the history. Very that we know is undoubtedly until now, there are the tattooings found on the Egyptian and the moms of Nubian going back to approximately 2000 BEFORE JESUS CHRIST classic authors also mention the use of tattooings in the ancient companies like the old Greeks, Germans, Britanniques, Romains and Gauls.
Tattooings which we know nowadays were discovered by Europeans while exploring North America and the South Seas of the Pacific Ocean. Their first contact with cultures like the Indians of America and Polyn'siens were also the first contact of supposedly civilized people with tattooings. The tattooing of word was mentioned the first time in the cook of James the 'discs of S of its voyage 1769 towards the South Seas. The natives of Tahiti, this east were cook 'forwarding of S went to, called the marks on their bodies TATTAU which was translated into TATTOOING by the cook. Because of their exotic aspect, Indians tattooed and Polynesians where presented to the circuses and the fairs during 18th and 19th century everywhere Europe and the USA.