DREVNE MUMIJE

FOTO: LJUDI SU SE TETOVIRALI PUNO PRIJE NEGO ŠTO SMO MISLILI Otkrivene najstarije tetovaže na svijetu: 'To daje nova saznanja o razlogu tetoviranja'

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Znanstvenici su otkrili najstarije tetovaže na svijetu koje prikazuju figure životinja na rukama dvije drevne egipatske mumije, objavio je Britanski muzej u četvrtak.

Muška je mumija imala tetovažu bika i berberske ovce na nadlaktici dok je ženska mumija imala linearne i zakrivljene motive na nadlaktici i ramenu.

Tetovaže su na prirodnom svjetlu nalikovale tamnim mrljama, no znanstvenici Britanskog muzeja i fakulteta za orijentalne znanosti sveučilišta Oxford otkrili su da se radi o tetovažama 2017. uz pomoć infracrvene fotografije.

"To zapravo daje potpuno nova saznanja o svrsi tetoviranja", kaže Daniel Antoine, kustos u Britanskom muzeju.

"Lokacije tih tetovaža na nadlaktici i ramenu sugeriraju da su trebale biti vrlo vidljive", kazao je dodajući da su dosadašnji dokazi prvih tetoviranja u Africi bili tisuću godina mlađi.

An infrared image of the female mummy known as 'Gebelein Woman' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Picture shows detail of tattoo on upper right arm. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
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Infracrvena slika žene iz Gebeleina

An infrared image of the female mummy known as 'Gebelein Woman' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Picture shows detail of tattoo on upper right shoulder. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
British Museum / REUTERS

Infracrvena slika žene iz Gebeleina

An infrared image of the female mummy known as 'Gebelein Woman' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
British Museum / REUTERS

Infracrvena slika žene iz Gebeleina

 

Mumije su otkrivene prije stotinu godina u egipatskom gradu Gebeleinu oko 40 kilometara južno od današnjeg Luxora. Datiraju iz 3351. do 3017. prije Krista što je razdoblje drevnog Egipta prije nego što je ujedinjen pod prvim faraonom.

Znanstvenici kažu da je ženska tetovaža možda označavala status, hrabrost ili mistična znanja dok su muške tetovaže vjerojatno označavale muževnost i snagu.

Prije tog otkrića arheolozi su vjerovali da su se u Egiptu tetovirale samo žene jer su tetovaže samo prikazivale ženske figure iz tog razdoblja.

The male mummy known as 'Gebelein Man' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
British Museum / REUTERS

Muškarac iz Gebeleina

An infrared image of the male mummy known as 'Gebelein Man' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
British Museum / REUTERS

Infracrvena slika muškarca iz Gebeleina

An infrared image of the male mummy known as 'Gebelein Man' can be seen in this photograph issued by The British Museum in London, Britain. Photograph shows detail of the tattoos observed on his right arm under infrared light. Picture Issued March 1, 2018. The Trustees of the British Museum/Handout via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
British Museum / REUTERS

Infracrvena slika muškarca iz Gebeleina

 

Najstarije preživjele tetovaže bile su geometrijske na mumificiranom truplu Otzi koji je živio prije 5300 godina i otkriven je očuvan u talijanskim Alpama 1991.

Istraživanje su vodili Antoine i Renee Friedman s Oxforda i rezultati su objavljeni 1. ožujka u časopisu Journal of Archaeological Science.

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