8 Freaky Shrunken Head Tattoos

By Robert Davies - 
8 Freaky Shrunken Head Tattoos

Shrunken head tattoos are freaky and bizarre tattoos that you have to see to believe!
While headhunting has been documented the world over the practice of head shrinking is limited to the northwestern Amazon rain forest. The Jivaroan tribes, particularly the Shuar, Achuar, Huambisa and Aguaruna tribes in Ecuador and Peru have a history of head shrinking and did so for centuries. Over the past century however the practice of head shrinking has all but disappeared, of course you could always get involved by getting your own shrunken head tattoo!
Shrunken head tattoos are inspired by the bizarre and exotic practice though they are lot less gruesome and don't require the death of anyone. A bold and funky little design shrunken head tattoos will certainly be a conversation starter, checkout these awesome examples and see why freaky shrunken head tattoos are rather cool!!
Shrunken Head Tattoo by @wizard_of_whipshade
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Chris Newport
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Dan Molloy
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Kevin Borowski
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Lachie Grenfell
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Marcus Krampus
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Matt Adamson
Shrunken Head Tattoo by Myke Peters
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