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That is the tattoo of a 2,500-year-old Siberian woman She was preserved in ice in the Altai Mountains since her death, around age 25. She is thought to be an ancient nomadic Pazyryk, a people described in the 5th century BC by the Greek historian Herodotus. Their tattoos likely symbolized age and status. Based on her’s, archaeologists have nicknamed her Princess Ukok.

That is the tattoo of a 2,500-year-old Siberian woman She was preserved in ice in the Altai Mountains since her death, around age 25. She is thought to be an ancient nomadic Pazyryk, a people described in the 5th century BC by the Greek historian Herodotus. Their tattoos likely symbolized age and status. Based on her’s, archaeologists have nicknamed her Princess Ukok.

(Source: redicecreations.com)

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