To Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, for believing in the importance of the
exhibition and presenting it to the public.
To the staff members at the different museum departments, whose work
was instrumental to the exhibition and the catalogue, especially Dr. Etan
Ayalon and Henrietta Eliezer Brunner.
To the writers who contributed essays to the catalogue: Dr. Lars Krutak,
Prof. Meir Bar-Ilan, Aviv Schoenfeld, Mordechay Lewy, Amelia Klem
Osterud and Malkiella Benchabat.
To the tribal tattoo artists and researchers, wherever they may be, who are
a constant inspiration to me.
To all my partners in research, inspiration and creative work.
To my daughter Zohar and my entire family, for their support and