People who are struck by lightning are sometimes left with tattoo-like markings called Lichtenberg figures or lightning flowers. This guy was out tending to his garden when he was struck and left tattooed. (whoa!)
The remains of Tutankamun’s Parents -- Akhenaten, and the mummy only identified as “The Younger Lady” -- and his grandparents, Queen Tiye and Amenhotep III. It was recently proven that this “Younger Lady” mummy is in fact Tutankamun’s mother, and a full sister to Akhenaten. Thus King Tut only had one set of grandparents.
in denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat. (Must be a saint then?)
Otzi died and was buried in glacial ice 5,300 years ago, alone and in pain, yet the remains of his body and equipment are teaching us more than any previous discovery about that time in history when our ancestors were moving out of the stone age and into the age of metal. He was prepared for his trek through the Tyrolean Alps as well as any modern climber. Click through for more.
King tut still born baby girl found in his tomb DNA test also found she had Marfan Syndrome one other baby was also found with king tut that was much smaller then this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of Mummified fetuses in all of Ancient Egypt.
"In medieval Europe, fossilised ammonites were thought to be petrified coiled snakes, and were called "snakestones" or, more commonly in medieval England, "serpentstones". They were considered to be evidence for the actions of saints, such as Hilda of Whitby … and Saint Patrick, and were held to have healing or oracular powers. Traders would occasionally carve the head of a snake onto the empty, wide end of the ammonite fossil, and then sell them to the public."