Tattooed Warrior from the Marquesas Islands

Illustration

Kim Martins
by Madame S. Hoare
published on 19 May 2019
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The Marquesan culture is said to have evolved the most elaborate tattoo art. This photograph was taken in 1880 CE and shows the traditional tattoo designs of the Polynesian region - specifically, that of the Marquesas Islands.

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Hoare, M. S. (2019, May 19). Tattooed Warrior from the Marquesas Islands. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10693/tattooed-warrior-from-the-marquesas-islands/

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Hoare, Madame S.. "Tattooed Warrior from the Marquesas Islands." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 19, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10693/tattooed-warrior-from-the-marquesas-islands/.

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Hoare, Madame S.. "Tattooed Warrior from the Marquesas Islands." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 May 2019. Web. 19 Oct 2021.