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The History of Ear Piercing

Ear Piercing–And Why We Love It The practice of ear-piercing dates back roughly 5,000 years, with the discovery of Ötzi, an Icelandic mummy that lived during the late 4th millennium B.C. and died in the valley of the Alps known as Otzi. Upon the discovery of his mummy, Archaeologists discovered 61 primitive tattoos of lines and crosses inscribed on his rib cage, lumbar spine, wrist, knee, calves, and ankles. Ötzi’s mummy also sported ear piercings and stretched earlobes, stretching between […]

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