Tattoos And Body Piercings

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Tattoos and Body Piercings 1 Expository Essay: Tattoos and Body Piercings Melanie Cortez University of Phoenix Axia Online Tattoos and Body Piercings 2 Tattoos and Body Piercings Case, D. (2006-2009). In Loving Memory Tattoos. Love to Know. Retrieved August 15, 2009, from Gonzalez, D. (2006). Tattoos last Forever. 999 Answers. Retrieved August 15, 2009, from Canadian Online Explorer. (2009). Side effects of tattoos, body piercings can be ugly. Retrieved August 15, 2009, from Skene, Alissa. (2006). The Art of Tattoos. Retrieved August 26, 2009, from www.pubpages.unh.eda/~aeg24/pages/history Tattoos and Body Piercings 3 Tattoos and Body Piercings Tattoos and body piercings are a form of art to some, a detriment to others, and a form of expression that may take only a few hours to acquire, but hold a lifetime of regret. Tattoos originated before 3000 B.C. They were found on the mummies of Egyptian pharaohs. During those times tattoos were not known as a way of decorating one's body, they were marks that meant something that each particular person, or tribe member, had been through. It was not one nation, or culture that created the tattoo tradition; tattoos were common for a number of tribes and nations. According to one theory, tattoos appeared as a result of wounds ancient

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