The Most Ancient Tattoos Ever Found

The Most Ancient Tattoos Ever Found

American archaeologists have found mysterious tattoos on the body of an Egyptian mummy. The skin of the ancient cadaver contains more than 30 tattoos.

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Mummies - Hundreds of Fake Animal Mummies Found

Hundreds of Fake Animal Mummies Found

03.06.2015056

Often, wealthy Egyptians would pay colossal sums to mummify animals, hoping to receive their holy blessing. According to data of Egyptologists, there were an estimated 70 million animals mummified in ancient Egypt.

Mummies - The Mummies and Catacombs of Palermo

The Mummies and Catacombs of Palermo

16.02.20130562

If you choose to visit Palermo and see the local sights, you certainly should not miss the Capuchin monastery. These catacombs have collected about 2 000 mummified bodies.

Mummies - The Tarim Mummies of Xinjiang

The Tarim Mummies of Xinjiang

03.04.20120963

The mummies of the Tarim Valley, or mummies of Xinjiang, are very mystical and shrouded in mystery. The first mystery mummy was discovered in 1978.

Mummies - Incas fattened sacrificial children

Incas fattened sacrificial children

19.03.20120682

Analysis of hair from the mummies, shows that months before making the sacrificial ritual, the ancient Inca began to fatten the children chosen to be sacrificed.

Mummies - Parts of the book of the dead were found in the sarcophagi

Parts of the book of the dead were found in the sarcophagi

10.10.201001230

Archaeologists found items that may shed new light on the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians. One of the tombs proved to be untouched by thieves. Mummies in all newly discovered tombs are covered with c

Mummies - Died in 1920 and still looks like a little girl who is alive

Died in 1920 and still looks like a little girl who is alive

15.02.2010013918

Little Rozalia Lombardo was a wonderful child. However, she died at only two years old because of an infectious disease. The girl is known as Sleeping Beauty.

Mummies - Preserved mummy of the Sicilian sleeping beauty

Preserved mummy of the Sicilian sleeping beauty

22.09.200907349

It is one of the best preserved mummies in the world: Rozalia Lombardo, a two-year-old. The young Sicilian girl, died of pneumonia in the year of 1920 and is known as Sleeping Beauty.

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