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Re: Family Tattoos - Lebanon, 1890's
Posted by: Jessica Date: June 30, 2001 at 15:59:07
In Reply to: Re: Family Tattoos - Lebanon, 1890's by John Sarkis of 3600

In Egypt it is a commone practice for Christians to have a cross tatooed on their arm or hand at a young age so that if their parents are killed they will always know what their religion was. Maybe the tatoos in Lebanon are for a similar purpose.

Jessica


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