Lexicon of Tribal Tattoos - Motifs, Meanings, and Origins

Author(s): Radomir Fiksa

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Tattoos have played an important role in human culture for thousands of years. Ideal for the tattoo artist, anthropologist, or tattoo fan, this visual lexicon covers tattoos from hundreds of different cultures and lists meanings, reasons for wearing, rites of passage, and indicates placement for thousands of individual tattoos. Complete with nearly 650 illustrations, the book breaks down the symbology of these tattoos, indicating the origin and significance of motifs from tattoo cultures that still exist and those that have been lost to history. The breadth and depth of this information serves to inspire today's tattoo artist and expand the knowledge of this ancient and global phenomena.

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General Fields

  • : 9780764355653
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : January 2019
  • : --- length: - '22.8' width: - '15.2' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Radomir Fiksa
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 240