Random Fact: Week 22

The oldest physical body in existence, the Iceman (3300-3200 BC) has the oldest tattoos that have ever been preserved. He has a black cross tattooed on the inside of his left knee, six straight lines on his lower back, and parallel lines on his ankles, leg, and wrists. When scientists X-rayed his body, they discovered joint disease under each tattoo, suggesting the tattoos were meant to relieve pain.

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