Loved to Death? Autopsy Reveals Shocking Cause of Death for Mummified Child

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

As reported in the journal Frontiers of Medicine , a team of German scientists from the Academic Clinic Munich-Bogenhausen used medical procedures and historical research to identify a 17th century mummified child entombed in an Austrian crypt reserved exclusively for members of an influential aristocratic family. Performing what they refer to as a “virtual autopsy,” the scientists, who…

1000-year-old Cat and Baby Mummies on Display in Turkey’s

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The museum at Aksaray, the gateway of Turkey’s Cappadocia region to the West, holds a very special mummy section that displays as many as 13 local mummies to interested visitors. Astonishingly, apart from adult humans, the mummies include babies and even a cat, and are believed to be a thousand years old, reports Daily Sabah . It is,…

Scientists Choose To Solve The Mystery Of The Sicilian Child Mummies.

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“I want to make sure their memories and existence on this Earth are not forgotten,” one of the specialists stated. Over 160 children are entombed in Sicily’s world-famous Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, and nothing is known about why their minor and frequently mummified corpses were placed there in the first place. A group of specialists…

Archaeologists find remarkable 2,000-year-old statue of Hercules in Greece

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Archaeologists were excavating the 8th-century ruins of public buildings in the ancient Greek city of Philippi when they came across something unexpected and much older than they bargained for. Among the rubble, the researchers unexpectedly unearthed a 2,000-year-old Roman statue depicting the famous hero Hercules. The well-preserved artifact is in excellent condition and has already…

A 31,000-year-old tomb has the oldest unsolved identical twins enigma from antiquity

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An ancient grave in Austria may represent the oldest burial of twins on record, a new study finds. The 31,000-year-old burial dates to the Upper Paleolithic (a period lasting from 40,000 to 10,000 years ago), also known as the Old Stone Age. One of the infants died shortly after childbirth, while his twin brother lived…

GOLD AND SILVER TREASURES DISCOVERED WITH ‘ELITE CRAFTSPEOPLE’ BURIALS NEAR WARI QUEEN’S TOMB

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Archaeologists excavating a necropolis north of Lima have unearthed a 1,300-year-old ornate tomb from the Wari era of Peru. The tomb contains the remains of a high-status man dubbed the “Lord of Huarmey.” The tomb includes the shrouded remains of an elite male, dubbed the “Lord of Huarmey,” and six other people, some of whom…

Giants Found Buried In West Virginia

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In many of the ancient burial mounds of West Virginia, several “giants” were found in years past. Other large skeletons were found in the early days of coal mining, and more were found as people were excavating the ground for other purposes. One of the first reports of a giant occurred in 1774 when Jack Parsons…

DNA tests seek to find modern relatives of the 800-year-old boy

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Russian scientists are hoping they can locate the modern relatives of an 800-year-old boy whose mummified remains have been found close to the Arctic Circle. DNA samples from people belonging to at least three indigenous groups in northern Siberia are to be taken in the coming weeks. They will be matched against the DNA of…

Prehistoric Cave Man Discovered Frozen In The Himalayas

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Two climbers from Sweden and Norway were passing through the Himalayas Mountains and attempting to reach the mountain’s summit when they unexpectedly entered one of the mountain’s secret tunnels when an avalanche started to fall all around them. Continuing further, deeper into the cave, the two travelers eventually came into something seemed to be the…

The world’s largest petroglyph is a giraffe carving in Niger, Africa reveal some interesting facts

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For thousands of years, giraffes have captivated people with their long necks and slouchy gait. The rock carvings, estimated to be 9,000 years old, in the Sahara Desert in northern Niger, reflect the earliest human contact with giraffes. Some of the most prominent known examples of Saharan rock art are the Dabous giraffe, found north…