I have this exact tattoo except for the script and i absolutely love it! The tree of life tattoo is a symbol for The tree of life in the Garden of Eden and The axis mundi (center of the world): the connecting line between the underworld, the earth and the sky.

I have this exact tattoo except for the script and i absolutely love it! The tree of life tattoo is a symbol for The tree of life in the Garden of Eden and The axis mundi (center of the world): the connecting line between the underworld, the earth and the sky.

3,000 BCE Sumerian Stamp Seal with Impression Tree of Life with Rampant Goats. Earthenware. Mesopotamia. Chicago. Oriental Institute Museum.  ©Kathleen Cohen

3,000 BCE Sumerian Stamp Seal with Impression Tree of Life with Rampant Goats. Earthenware. Mesopotamia. Chicago. Oriental Institute Museum. ©Kathleen Cohen

based on the story of Philemon and Baucis (Ovid's Metamorphosis) who chose to live forever together, entwined as trees.

based on the story of Philemon and Baucis (Ovid's Metamorphosis) who chose to live forever together, entwined as trees.

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