Egyptian tattoos designs : Egyptian Tattoos Symbols And Meanings

egyptian-tattoos-symbols-and-meanings    Many other female mummies this period show similar tattoos sometimes accompanied by ornamental scars ( scarification) , a form of body art that is still popular today in some parts of Africa. Many times these scars were the lower abdomen , these designs were composed of a series of dots and dashes that are believed provided protection for the individual, and promoting fertility. These forms are connected with the belief in a female primitive power created the universe.