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a peat bog mummy

a peat bog mummy

Weird but awesome, indeed:  alastair mackie’s sphere of intricately connected mouse skulls collected from regurgitated barn owl pellets found around his family farm.

Weird but awesome, indeed: alastair mackie’s sphere of intricately connected mouse skulls collected from regurgitated barn owl pellets found around his family farm.

Process of natural mummification found in a Renaissance tomb

Process of natural mummification found in a Renaissance tomb

Cat mummies. i need these next to the frog museum. worshipped as Gods and the cats have never forgot that :)

Cat mummies. i need these next to the frog museum. worshipped as Gods and the cats have never forgot that :)

Italian mummies have been preserved almost perfectly 200 years ago for medical demonstrations. Giovan Battista Rini stripped away the skin to show the muscles, airways and blood vessels inside the heads. Academics have now discovered the specimens were injected with arsenic and mercury - or dipped in chemical baths to preserve them for research.

Italian mummies have been preserved almost perfectly 200 years ago for medical demonstrations. Giovan Battista Rini stripped away the skin to show the muscles, airways and blood vessels inside the heads. Academics have now discovered the specimens were injected with arsenic and mercury - or dipped in chemical baths to preserve them for research.

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