Mummy Pictures: Secrets of Stunning 19th-Century Heads Revealed

Feb 18, 2012 by

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Their heads may be peeled like onions, and they may be 150 years old, but these Italian mummies are oddly lifelike. Now we know why.

 

A mounted human head strikes a brain-teasing pose—just one of eight forgotten but stunningly preserved 19th-century Italian mummies whose secrets of preservation have only recently been unraveled.

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