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Oldest known tattoo tools found

Updated: Jun 12


Tattoos are so cool, isn't it? so I can assume that you are also fascinated by the tools by which we can make tattoos? so this blog is for you as Recently researchers found a bunch of needles made of turkey leg bones, stained with ochre ink, buried in a grave of a Native American. Researchers termed it as the oldest tattoo-making tool.

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What was found:

a bunch of needles made of turkey leg bones.


Fernvale site, central Tennessee

Who found:

A team of Tennessee Division of Archeology in Nashville, led by Aaron Deter-Wolf along with zooarcheologist Tanya Perez of Florida State University.