Friday, September 18, 2009


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This nifty tattoo comes from the Flickrstream of EclecticBlogs and is licensed under Creative Commons.

This tattoo was inked by Tim at Dragon FX out of Alberta, Canada.

This tattoo features a fascinating example of the equally fascinating Inukshuk which are stone monuments of many Arctic peoples, particularly the Inuit. Though they dot the landscape all the way from North America to Greenland their exact purpose is unclear and there are several theories. Some say they are landmarks in a terrain that features no natural distinguishing features in a nearly never ending sea of snow and ice. Other theories suggests that they aided in marking boundaries, as places of food storage or even possibly in herding animals. Whatever their historical uses they have become a recognized symbol of Arctic cultures and have grown so popular as to become the logo for the 2010 Olympics which will be held in Vancouver.


Jaspenelle said...

I LOVE this one, something about it calls to me on some subconscious level. I would totally stop this guy on the street to look at it closer lol.

Livia Indica said...

I love it too! The blue sky is so vivid and the stones themselves are very evocative.