Iceman's Tattoos Came From Fireplace: No Trampstamps or Butterflies Involved

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:29 am July 20, 2009

“The 57 tattoos sported by Oetzi, the 5300-year-old Tyrolean iceman mummy, were made from fireplace soot that contained glittering, colorful precious stone crystals, according to an upcoming study in the Journal of Archaeological Science.” This was hard core work, goth people: thorns and soot are even more fun than back alley Tijuana.

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