self-mummification

10 bizarrely brutal historical practices you may not have known about

As we have discussed previously, history is replete with wondrous inventions, courageous encounters and mysterious achievements. However, mirroring many of our modern day brutalities, history does have its fair share of dark acts that might have even formed the tradition of some cultures. So, without further ado, let us check out ten such bizarrely brutal…


Researchers find a monk mummy interred inside an ancient Chinese statue

A few days ago, we talked about a mummy still found in a state of Lotus position. Well, this time around, researchers have found yet another mummy in the same serene position - but interred within an ancient Chinese statue! The discovery was made by historians at the the Drents Museum (Netherlands), with the find…