The art of covering the body with hieroglyphic is so old that nowadays it is hard to say definitely when they became more widespread.
We can say one thing for sure. These tattoos are widely accepted all over the world. They are applicable to both women and men. These tattoos fascinate everybody with their minimalist unusual shapes and mysterious nature. Hieroglyphs represent the symbols of ancient languages and cultures.
It should be noted that depicting them on the skin is quite a difficult and responsible task. That’s because even the smallest mistake can change their content.
Let’s find out together the connotation of hieroglyphs and what hieroglyph tattoo ideas are the most popular nowadays. Hieroglyphs are inscriptions, which are simply more impressive as a tattoo. So they are often used instead of the Latin alphabet. Apart from the unusual look, they also add mystery to your tattoo. After all, unlike the usual font, hieroglyphs are not understandable and readable for many people.
With hieroglyphs, you can draw words or complete sentences on your body. You can use Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese or Korean characters. It is very difficult to depict Chinese hieroglyphs. They are very diverse and require perfect accuracy when depicting them. Japanese hieroglyphs are quite simple compared to them.
We would like to separate Egyptian hieroglyphic tattoos from all other types, because we believe that they are worthy of special attention. At first glance, they are surprisingly simple, but at the same time they are rich in mystery. Among them, you can find images of tombs, temples or other figures.
Even the simplest word depicted in hieroglyphs is intriguing because it makes everyone wonder what it signifies. You can depict hieroglyphic tattoos both from left to right, and from right to left, or even from top to bottom.