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Mummies revealed

On a chilly December morning in 2014, some casualties arrived at Royal Brompton Hospital in London. Nothing unusual in that, yet these (already deceased) individuals were no ordinary patients. 954 more words

Wellcome Collection

A roundup of human remains in the news: Forensic science, forensic anthropology, archaeology, and some strange stuff

Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Science in the News

Remains of man missing since 1972 found in car in Lake Rhodhiss

A 43-year-old mystery likely was solved Tuesday after authorities found the remains of Amos Shook – missing since 1972 – and identification cards in a 1968 Pontiac Catalina pulled from the bottom of Lake Rhodhiss in Caldwell County. 574 more words


100 Hundred Things you Should Know about Mummies by John Malam

What’s the difference between natural and artificial mummies and how can such discoveries inform our knowledge of geological events and societal practices in different cultures? These and many more questions will be answered in this fascinating collection of mummy facts collected in… 154 more words


Chop Chop!

Hellooooo! So here goes my first post. To keep things short, been meaning to do this for a while but as with so many things in life i’ve never found the time.   327 more words

Mummies Funnies - Winner

The winner of #mummiesfunnies this week comes from @heyhopie. Pretty much sums up how I feel when sliding out of control down a wild water slide. 28 more words

Mummies Funnies

On the Run - There Goes My Back

Things were going so well, that was until Sunday when I headed down to our local Tesco’s to do some food shopping with my son. He’s only two, but he stands taller than most four year olds and he really is getting too heavy to carry. 699 more words