Lady Dai, a body dating from the Han dynasty who was so well-preserved that her limbs were still supple when her body was discovered.

Top 10 Features of Women Over 1,000 Years Old

Lady Dai, a body dating from the Han dynasty who was so well-preserved that her limbs were still supple when her body was discovered.

Panel A is a drawing by Charles Bell from 1821 showing the circular method of amputation.9 Panel B shows the flap method of amputation being used in 1837, with an assistant retracting the tissue flap to allow the surgeon to saw through the femur.10

Panel A is a drawing by Charles Bell from 1821 showing the circular method of amputation.9 Panel B shows the flap method of amputation being used in 1837, with an assistant retracting the tissue flap to allow the surgeon to saw through the femur.10

Girolamo Segato (13 June 1792 – 3 February 1836) was an Italian naturalist, cartographer, Egyptologist, and anatomist. He is perhaps best known for his work in the artificial petrifaction of human cadavers.

Girolamo Segato (13 June 1792 – 3 February 1836) was an Italian naturalist, cartographer, Egyptologist, and anatomist. He is perhaps best known for his work in the artificial petrifaction of human cadavers.

Kenadie Jourdin-Bromley, This tiny girl has primordial dwarfism, an extremely rare form of dwarfism that means her head and limbs are absolutely in proportion to the rest of her body, giving her a doll-like appearance. When she was born she was so tiny nurses called her Thumbelina. Most cases of short stature are caused by skeletal or endocrine disorders. It is rare for individuals affected by primordial dwarfism to live past the age of 30.

Kenadie Jourdin-Bromley, This tiny girl has primordial dwarfism, an extremely rare form of dwarfism that means her head and limbs are absolutely in proportion to the rest of her body, giving her a doll-like appearance. When she was born she was so tiny nurses called her Thumbelina. Most cases of short stature are caused by skeletal or endocrine disorders. It is rare for individuals affected by primordial dwarfism to live past the age of 30.

Stella, left, and Fanny, right, the two Victorian men who were arrested and charged with having sex with each other and also of several acts of conspiracy

Arrested for cross-dressing! Meet Fanny and Stella, the Victorian gentlemen charged with the 'unnatural offence' of being transvestites

Stella, left, and Fanny, right, the two Victorian men who were arrested and charged with having sex with each other and also of several acts of conspiracy

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Mermaids are real, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This is one of the most intense images I have seen, a mummified woman cowering and covering her face, contorted in terror over whatever she faced 600 years ago.

The 7 Most Terrifying Archaeological Discoveries

This is one of the most intense images I have seen, a mummified woman cowering and covering her face, contorted in terror over whatever she faced 600 years ago.

Chinese Water Deer by Guy via 500px: The long prominent canines an be drawn out of the way while eating and can be drawn closer together to threaten other males... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_deer #Chinese_Water_Deer #Vampire_Deer

Chinese Water Deer by Guy via 500px: The long prominent canines an be drawn out of the way while eating and can be drawn closer together to threaten other males... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_deer #Chinese_Water_Deer #Vampire_Deer

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