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A 2500 year old mummy that had some amazing tattoos.

A 2500 year old mummy that had some amazing tattoos.

The mummified body of the young woman, believed to be between 25 and 28 years old, was found in Siberia with some amazing tattoos.....yeah it must be a fad.. Haha it'll pass and all. Of us with tattoos will feel stupid. Haha okay you keep thinking that

A Scythian warrior offers a Macedonian' s head and panoply to his chief and recieves a gold cup as a reward.

A Scythian warrior offers a Macedonian' s head and panoply to his chief and recieves a gold cup as a reward.

The primary weapon of the Scythians was their short composite bow, which could fire an arrow up to eighty yards. When they hunted birds, the Scythians used a fine arrowhead, as they aimed for the eyes. When they shot at other warriors, however, the Scythians used barbed arrowheads designed to tear a wound open on the way out. They also brewed their own poisons for their arrow tips, a mixture of snake venom, putrefied human blood, and, to hasten infection, dung.

The primary weapon of the Scythians was their short composite bow, which could fire an arrow up to eighty yards. When they hunted birds, the Scythians used a fine arrowhead, as they aimed for the eyes. When they shot at other warriors, however, the Scythians used barbed arrowheads designed to tear a wound open on the way out. They also brewed their own poisons for their arrow tips, a mixture of snake venom, putrefied human blood, and, to hasten infection, dung.

Pictish and British attacks on the Roman Wall constructed by Hadrian were common and ferocious. For most of the time, at least until the fourth century, the attacks were successfully repelled by Roman arms. After imperial troops left Britannia, the Wall was deserted and became a relic, reminding besieged Romano-Britons of more secure times.

Pictish and British attacks on the Roman Wall constructed by Hadrian were common and ferocious. For most of the time, at least until the fourth century, the attacks were successfully repelled by Roman arms. After imperial troops left Britannia, the Wall was deserted and became a relic, reminding besieged Romano-Britons of more secure times.

Dacian warriors, 2nd century AD ~ the were a people that lived near the Danube river and were descendants of the Thracians. art by Angus McBride.

Dacian warriors, 2nd century AD ~ the were a people that lived near the Danube river and were descendants of the Thracians. art by Angus McBride.

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