Two well-preserved Egyptian mummies from 4160 B.C.E., a priestess and a temple dancer for the fertility goddess Hathor, bear random dot and dash tattoo patterns on the lower abdomen, thighs, arms, and chest.
In fact, archaeologists have unearthed clothing and other items made out of felt that were extremely well-preserved due to the craftsmanship and sturdiness of the felted wool.
If you have ever wondered how these public icons remain slim and well-preserved over the course of a lifetime, you may be in for a few radical surprises.
Today, this 16th century fortress is a national monument and visitors can climb over its ramparts and tour its well-preserved living quarters.
Muscle tissue dies quickly, but a well-preserved part can be successfully reattached as much as 24 hours after the amputation occurs.