Tattooing found on a 1600 year old frozen, mummified body from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.

Beach erosion at Cape Kialegak, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, revealed the frozen, naturally mummified body of a 1600 year old Eskimo woman. The body has extensive tattooing on the dorsal aspects of both the right and left forearms, hands and fingers. The tattooing pattern corresponds with known design patterns for the Old Bering Sea phase.

Main Author: Smith, George.
Other Authors: Zimmerman, Michael.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 1975
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