30 Specific Mayan Tattoos and Their Unique Meanings ...

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Gmail Dating back 3,000 years, the symbols that the Mayans used have long been associated with wonder and mystery. The Mayan civilization were one of the only ancient civilizations that actually developed their own writing system. Their hieroglyphs, or symbols, are original and have some very distinct meanings. There are a few […]…

Mayan Art of the Tattoo - History

The symbols they chose as their tattoos represented their totem animal or the gods, who would then imbue their lives with a measure of power. As a difficult and dangerous process, tattooing was the charge of the Mayan god Acat. While all Mayans were encouraged to get tattooed, many did not. The painful process of getting a tattoo turned many away.…