• The Mummified Ancestors of Papua New Guinea’s Anga Tribe

    For hundreds of years, the Anga tribe in the remote, mountainous region of Papua New Guinea’s Morobe province has been practicing the ritual preservation of their dead with fire and clay. The first step in the mummification...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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  • Boy Finds Mummified Corpse Hanging in Abandoned House

    News is sweeping the internet about a twelve-year-old boy who discovered a mummified corpse hanging in the closet while he was exploring an abandoned house in Dayton, Ohio. Authorities say the corpse belonged to a suicide victim...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Skull Collection Goes on Display

    Some of bone collector Randy Bandar’s 7,000 skulls, which he has been collecting for 60 years, are being exhibited at the California Academy of Sciences. Full article here: A Bone Collector’s Basement of Animal Skulls Sees the...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • Capuchin Catacomb Mummies of Palermo, Italy

    Mummies in the Capuchin catacombs of Palermo, Italy. The monks began mummifying their brothers in 1599, entombing them in the catacombs below with their clothes and religious items. Soon locals began requesting burial in the catacombs, as...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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