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Corset damage to a ribcage. 19th century London. Hunterian Collection, Royal College of Surgeons, London via The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice.

dead-men-talking: Corset damage to a ribcage....

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▶ the starchild skull is alien, newest DNA results (March 6th 2012) - YouTube

Starchild Skull: found in Mexico ~1930 & claimed to either be the skull of an alien infant or an alien-human hybrid. The lower skull was child-like & the upper cranium was huge. It was claimed to be 900 yrs old and confirmed as an alien skull. Independent DNA testing revealed it to be Native American, belonging to a child who probably had hydrocephalus, or ‘water-in-the-brain’, a congenital disorder where there is too much fluid in the skull. Sufferers can develop abnormally large craniums.

Top 10 Skull Hoaxes - Listverse

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Holy Ghost Panel, UT Considered one of the finest examples of prehistoric rock art in the world, the Holy Ghost Panel depicts a large masked figure surrounded by four attendants. Three figures stand in the background, one playing a flute. The three dimensional perspective is extraordinary.

Shame Mask by Mike A., via Flickr. Worn as punishment to shame a person convicted of a minor crime. From the Medieval Crime Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany.

THE MOLD CAPE: In 1833, workmen digging a prehistoric mound at Bryn yr Ellyllon (Fairies' or Goblins' Hill) in northern Wales discovered a unique golden cape, which dates from 1900-1600 BC in the Bronze Age. The cape weighs 560 g and was produced from a single gold ingot about the size of a golf ball.

British Museum - The Mold gold cape

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Mound Builders: 9 Foot Giant Human Mummified Skeleton Is Found Within a Pennsylvania Burial Mound. ... Found on the J.R. Secrist farm in South Huntington township. A farm for over a century in the Secrist family.

An ancient prosthetic eye, on a female skeleton dated 2900 and 2800 BCE. [The eye] has a diameter of 2.5 cm and consists of a light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a central circle (representing the iris) and gold lines patterned like sun rays. The skeleton was 1.82 m tall (6 feet), much taller than ordinary women of the time. An extraordinarily tall woman wearing an engraved golden eye patterned with rays like a tiny sun!

METAL ON METAL: Unbelievable surgical operations in ancient times

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Mystery of Britain's 'Franken-Mummies' : Two 3,000 Year Old Human Skeletons Have Been Found to be a Jigsaw of at Least Six Different People Who Died Hundreds of Years Apart.

Mystery of Britain's 'Franken-mummies' - Telegraph

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This is one of the mysterious fossilized humanoid skull found in Africa in 2011. Although the external size and the brain cavity size of this skull are similar to those of the modern human, it is actually 18 million years old.

"Rare [1.8 million-year-old] skull sparks human evolution controversy -- Researchers have discovered the fossilized skull of an early human relative, which they say is the most complete skull ever of the early Homo genus, in Dmanisi, Georgia. They say it could represent a single evolving Homo erectus lineage that came out of Africa & spread into Europe & Asia -- a conclusion that is controversial." More at click-through; full article here: www.sciencemag.or...

Rare skull sparks human evolution controversy

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An elongated skull found in the city of Andahuaylillas has managed to baffle anthropologists. The skull possesses an unusual features including an elongated cranium, enlarged eye sockets and a set of adult teeth despite the fact that the skull appears to belong to an infant. A group of anthrop. concluded that it wasn’t even human while others have suggested that it could be the product of an ancient technique known as “cradle boarding” in which the child’s skull was elongated from an early age.

Deformed Skulls discovered in a Mexican Cemetery

Deformed Skulls discovered in a Mexican Cemetery - wordlessTech

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Dorothy Dodridge and Her Skull: Exeter Cathedral

St. Valentinus (Waldsassen, Germany) | “One of ten full articulated, jewelled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.”

19 Bejeweled Skeletons That'll Blow Your Mind

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18 Giant Skeletons And Pyramids Found In Wisconsin | Beyond Science