All posts tagged "mummified"
- Mummified Captain Found Drifting at Sea
The mummified remains of a man missing for seven years have been found adrift at sea off the coast of the Philippines.
- Posted February 29, 2016
- Mummified Remains of Bishop Peder Winstrup Present New Mystery
The well-preserved remains of bishop Peder Winstrup prove to be a unique time capsule from the 17th century.
- Posted June 17, 2015
- Chinchorro Mummies Turning Into ‘Black Ooze’
Climate change is putting the Chinchorro mummies of ancient Chile at risk of rapid decomposition that will turn them into a black ooze.
- Posted March 13, 2015
- London Cotton to Gold Exhibit Displays Cursed Peruvian Mummy
A 12th century Peruvian mummy is currently on display in London as part of an exhibit celebrating the extraordinary treasures of Lancashire cotton magnates.
- Posted February 2, 2015
- Mummy Brown: Painting with the Dead
Human remains were once the primary ingredient of a popular pigment used by Pre-Raphaelite artists.
- Posted January 2, 2015
- Russian Man Dug Up, Mummified Remains of 150 Girls
Russian man robbed graves of 150 young girls to make grisly collection of mummified dolls with the remains and have birthday parties. 46-year-old Russian historian Anatoly Moskvin, who was found with mummified human remains in his Nizhni...
- Posted October 27, 2014
- Mummified Fetus Discovered in Italy
An article recently published in the Journal of Osteoarcheology details the discovery and examination of a mummified 29-week-old fetus dating to 1840 and other 19th-century remains in Central Italy. The remains were found after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake...
- Posted October 3, 2014
- Rosalia Lombardo: Blinking Mummy of the Capuchin Catacombs
Rosalia Lombardo died at two years old of pneumonia in 1920. She was preserved by a skilled embalmer using methods only recently understood, and entombed in Italy’s Capuchin Catacombs. Recently, a bizarre phenomenon has stirred controversy and...
- Posted July 30, 2014
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Las Momias de Guanajuato
Guanajuato, Mexico is home to El Museo De Las Momias, a unique museum where the mummified remains of over one hundred 19th century cholera victims are on display. The cholera epidemic gripped the city of Guanajuato in...
- Posted February 11, 2014
- Bog Bodies: The Mysterious Weerdinge Men
The Weerdinge Men were uncovered by a farmer in 1904 in a peat bog in the Netherlands. They have been radiocarbon-dated to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the bodies has a hole in the...
- Posted January 4, 2014
- Mummified Body Found in Chicago
This information that comes with this photo states the mummified body pictured was unearthed in Chicago on Oct. 29th, 1903. It goes on to say the body was dug up in a gravel pit at 56th St...
- Posted September 16, 2013
- Mummified Deer Head
View on Etsy The naturally mummified head of a white tail deer with antlers intact. There is a cut in the forehead from someone starting to remove the antlers. Available Now Cult of Weird on Etsy COUPON...
- Posted May 11, 2013
- Mummified Conjoined Twin Animal Fetuses
The mummified conjoined remains of…something….
- Posted December 5, 2012