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October 11, 2017


a museum reconstruction of Xin Zhui

The Discovery of Xin Zhui

Xin Zhui's body is so well-preserved her skin is described as feeling alive.

June 28, 2017


bog body man

Bog Bodies

How do peat bogs keep human bodies preserved for thousands of years?

October 24, 2011


Ötzi, Say ‘Cheese’

No doubt about it, photographs of mummies are tasteless and terrifying. Then again, isn't that kind of the point of Halloween?

October 13, 2010


tattoo on man's flexed upper arm

Healing Power Of Ancient Tattoos

Ancient tattoos may have had more than just a decorative function.

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