Polybius asserts that Celts typically fought naked, "The appearance of these naked warriors was a terrifying spectacle, for they were all men of splendid physique and in the prime of life. Signalling was supplemented by the invention of body decorations, which also served the social function of identifying group membership. Sterba, James 3 September In Asia, public nudity has been viewed as a violation of social propriety rather than sin; embarrassing rather than shameful. Nude swimming in rivers or lakes was a very popular tradition. Enforcement of these rules was not consistent and most often occurred in Tokyo and other major cities with a high number of foreign visitors.
Emerson. Age: 23.
Slaves and laborers were nude or wore loincloths.
Paityn. Age: 20.
History of nudity
Native Americans of the Amazon Basin usually went nude or nearly nude; in many native tribes, the only clothing worn was some device worn by men to clamp the foreskin shut. It depicted several naked male athletes their genitals obscured and was for that reason considered too daring for distribution in certain countries. Slaves for sale were often displayed naked to allow buyers to inspect them for defects, and to symbolize that they lacked the right to control their own bodies.