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The Arts of Tattooing and Piercing

How long have humans been tattooing and piercing themselves?

Mütter Museum Educator Marcy Engleman explores the histories of these practices and how they fit into different cultures. 

       Watch the video and answer the questions below.




The Mütter Museum helps the public appreciate the mysteries and beauty of the human body while understanding the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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