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Peruvian SkullsThese odd elongated skulls originate from Peru. They were excavated in Nazca - close to the mysterious Nazca lines. As with the horned skull race, skeletal remains reveal that this race was extremely tall - up to nine feet in height. Similar skulls have been excavated in Mexico and are on display in museums. Some of the elongated skulls showed evidence of ancient brain surgery, suggesting an advanced knowledge and understanding of biology. Suggestions that ...

i-want-tobelieve: “ Peruvian Skulls These odd elongated skulls originate from Peru. They were excavated in Nazca - close to the mysterious Nazca lines. As with the horned skull race, skeletal remains.

MMI - Phaistos Disc on the Greek island of Crete, discovered by Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier in 1908 in the Minoan palace-site of Phaistos, the disc is made of fired clay and contains mysterious symbols that may represent an unknown form of hieroglyphics ... Read more: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/photos/10-of-the-worlds-biggest-unsolved-mysteries/phaistos-disc#ixzz3GHMQkTCX

10 of the world's biggest unsolved mysteries

One of the most famous mysteries in archeology, the Phaistos Disc. It is fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age. So it’s about years old.

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Beyond the Dark Veil – beautifully macabre collection of Victorian post-mortem photography - Boing Boing

Memento Mori ("Remember your Mortality" in Latin) Death Photo. Victorian Era. She looks like a doll :*(

Victorian Post Mortem / Death Photography The reason I got interested in this practice, is because we have a photo of my mom's cousin (?) a twin who died at age by samanthasam

The invention of the daguerreotype - the earliest photographic process - in 1839 brought portraiture to the masses. It was far cheaper and quicker than commissioning a painted portrait and it enabled the middle classes to have an affordable, cherished keepsake of their dead family members

Haunting photographs of the dead taken in Victorian age

Victorian Post Mortem Tintypes The deceased were immortalized in photographs during the Victorian era. Victorian After-Death Photos Still Haunt

not so beautiful..a victorian dead woman..makes me think Walking Dead

The advent of photography in the Victorian era provided an affordable alternative to expensive painted portraits. Grieving families hired post-mortem photographers to capture what was likely to be the only image they had to remember the deceased by.

The Baghdad Battery was discovered in the village of Khuyut Rabbou’a in 1936. Baghdad battery myth was put to the test. Ten Baghdad batteries were made and lemon juice was chosen as the electrolyte to activate the electrochemical reaction between the copper and iron. When all of the batteries were linked together in series, they produced upwards of 4 volts.

The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE When filled with vinegar - or any other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about volts.

Post Mortem Vintage Memento Mori

Victorian Postmortem, one of the most interesting and unique post mortem photographs I've ever seen. dont know if the 2 girls are also postmortem.

chicagohistorymuseum:    Portrait of Frederick Douglass, abolitionist leader and statesman, Chicago. Photograph by Gentile.   Want a copy of this photo?  > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: iCHi-10140  Connect with the Museum

chicagohistorymuseum: “Portrait of Frederick Douglass, abolitionist leader and statesman, Chicago. Photograph by Gentile. > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and.

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