Top 50 African Tattoos Inspired from Tribes of Africa (2017)

It is common among African tribes to have tattoos. African tattoos are not just popular among African Americans but are also loved by Europeans and citizens of various other countries. Here are various African Inspired tattoos for our readers:

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1. The land of Africa is known for its unique fairy tales. Here is an African fairy tale inspired tattoo on the forearm of this man.
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2. African tribes might be shown as poor in recent times but there is no doubt that the Egyptians (African country) were one of the wealthiest civilizations of ancient times.
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3. Here is a cool African continent tattoo on the back of this girl.
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4. It is hard to make a portrait tattoo and that too on the calf. Here is amazing tattoo of an African girl.
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5. African elephants are huge and they are popular among tattoo lovers. Here is a might African elephant tattoo on the forearm of this young man.
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6. A unique idea would be to have tattoo of Egyptian pharaohs. Here is an Egyptian Pharaoh tattoo on the full back of this woman.
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7. Africa is known for its varied wildlife. Here is 3D giraffe tattoo on the bicep of this guy.
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8. Although thigh would not be a good place for a portrait tattoo but I chose this picture because it is unique African tattoo design.
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9. The current African tribes are still very much into the ancient traditions and rituals. Here is a beautiful tattoo that shows the gods of African tribes.
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10. Trees are considered spirited animals by many African tribes. This is a beautiful tribal tattoo of Africa.
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11. You might not get impressed with this African lion tattoo but the design can surely scare little kids away.
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12. The detailing on the face of this African portrait tattoo is amazing and it is one of the best African tattoos I have come across.
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13. You can have tribe symbols and signs as a tattoo but for this you need to have good knowledge of African culture.
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14. The queens of African tribes are beautiful and attractive. Here is a beautiful portrait tattoo of African queen.
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15. One thing that is known worldwide about Africa is that it is the poorest continent in the world (ahead of Antarctica though). This portrait tattoo of Sad African girl clearly shows that.
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16. Most African American take it as a pride to have tattoos of their continent or nation inked on their body.
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17. Instead of having a normal Africa continent tattoo you can have the map filled with African wildlife.
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18. Here is a unique tribal design of African continent and it surely suits the chest of this African American man.
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19. This is a mix up tattoo that have a Sanskrit quote along with African symbol.
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20. Cleopatra is one of the most popular queen of all time and you will surely love to have a good Cleopatra tattoo.
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21. Most people prefer to have tattoos of beautiful African girls but I would suggest you to have tattoos of tribal African girls.
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22. One unique thing about African facial tattoos is that they have lots accessories on their head and face. Take this for example.
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23. If you are choosing an African queen tattoo for yourself then make sure that the queen has a unique crown for herself.
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24. Here is a unique African continent tattoo with several geographical interpretations.
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25. If you are a tattoo artists then a unique idea would be to have various African animals aligned together to make the shape of African continent.
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26. Here is a good example of how various African animals can be aligned to make African continent tattoo.
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27. A very simple African tattoo design would be to have baby African animals.
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28. The giraffe in this African tattoo on chest is rather small than the tree itself but otherwise it is a good tattoo.
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29. Many American too love to have African tattoos and their interpretation of African culture is inspired from Eddie murphy movies of the 1980s.
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30. Here is a realistic tattoo of African girl on the thigh of this young boy.
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31. African tribes themselves have various drawings and arts of their god and goddess. They even have drawings of devil. So if you like one, you surely can have it as tattoo.
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32. This is heart breaking tattoo of Africa continent. This is because it shows the reality, the poverty of the countries of Africa.
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33. The tribal tattoo designs were made popular by the African tribes so this list of traditional African tattoos would be incomplete without them.
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34. Most African goddess do not have black dot of eyes and this is how you can differentiate from a normal African girl portrait, an African queen portrait and a goddess portrait.
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35. If you do not want to have multiple African animals in your continent tattoo then I would suggest you to have just one animal. My choice would be African lion.
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36. Feathers are important accessory of tribal girls of Africa and that is why you should focus on their design in the tattoo.
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37. Isn’t this a unique design of African Elephant tattoo? This guy is surely proud to showcase his shoulder tattoo of elephant.
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38. African has dangerous deserts too so it would be smart to show the deserts in the African continent tattoo.
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39. This is a unique symbol in African culture. I do not know the meaning of this African tattoo but if you do then do let us know in comment section below.
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40. Here is 3D African tattoo design on the back shoulder of this guy.
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41. Whoa I never saw such detailed African lion tattoo. I guess this is an old lion.
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42. Africa has warrior tribes as well and it will be cool to add a weapon in it.
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43. You can have temporary African tattoos as well. They are full of colors and glitter.
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44. This is unique idea for African tattoo. If you love someone from Africa then have their longitude and latitude inked on your arm.
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45. This is a mix up tattoo of African continent and cross.
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46. If you opt for African continent then do not have it on legs or foot. It will be disrespectful.
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47. This is a simple African drawing made into tattoo.
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48. This African tattoo design is inspired from the Hope and Love symbol of their culture.
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49. Couple can get wonderful matching tattoos inspired from African Culture.
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50. Here is an African animal portrait tattoo on the half sleeve of this guy.
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So which African tattoo you liked the most?

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