Fresh Ink: Sun Gods


Thadd writes: “I got this archaeology themed tattoo today, somewhat inspired by your science tattoos.   It was inspired by a relief at Persepolis created under the Persian emperor Darius II.   It depicts a winged sun disk, likely showing the god Ahura Mazda, in this case, but was used as an icon for important deities in Assyria, Egypt, Judah, Urartu, and throughout most of the ancient Near East.”

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  1. there should be a link In order for rest of us to put our tats on this page. can you make this happen and if so please let me know.

    [CZ: People with science tattoos can email them directly to me at mail carlzimmer {dot} com. I’ll be picking new ones to feature in the fall]

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