Swedish Hustomte: The Naturally mummified body of a swedish "Hustomte" or housegnome. dated 1866 ~Hustomten comes from scandinavian folklore and is a gnome that is said help the farmer and cares for the lifestock, he has a fierce temperament and is very traditional. If he gets upset he will bring misery to the household ~The label reads- "This litte housegnome was found by my father, Jan Peter Peterson, in the winter of 1866 inside the old barn wall. He was already lifeless ~ By Jacob…

Swedish Hustomte: The Naturally mummified body of a swedish "Hustomte" or housegnome. dated 1866 ~Hustomten comes from scandinavian folklore and is a gnome that is said help the farmer and cares for the lifestock, and he has a fierce temperament

This information that comes with this photo states the mummified body pictured was unearthed in Chicago on Oct. 29th, 1903. It goes on to say the body was dug up in a gravel pit at 56th St and South Park Ave wrapped in carpet inside a long box. Murder was suspected, but the body was never identified.  I haven’t been able to dig up any more details to support the story.

Mummified body dug up in Chicago 1903

Urban Archaelogy in the midnight-gallery: A mummy wrapped in a cloth in a box leaning upright against a wall in Chicago, Illinois. Image of Mummy: Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society.

In 1961, the KGB launched Project ISIS, a top-secret program designed to obtain alien technology. It culminated with the discovery of a 13,000 year-old alien body inside a tomb in the Giza Plateau in Egypt. In the early years of the Cold War, Russian military officials feared the United States had gained a tactical advantage through reverse-engineering alien technology.

The KGB Discovers Mummified Body of Ancient Alien ‘God’ In the KGB launched Project ISIS, a top-secret program designed to obtain alien technology. It culminated with the discovery of a year-old alien body inside a tomb in the Giza Plateau in Egypt.

Studded with semiprecious stones, this crown was found on the head of King Tutankhamun's mummified body and was probably worn by the pharaoh in life.

Diadem(crown) of King Tutankhamun Studded with semiprecious stones, this crown was found on the head of King Tutankhamun's mummified body

Victorian mummy, they would often keep the body of an infant and, once it was mummified, they would dress the baby’s body and keep it as a memento. It was the equivalent of the modern day taxidermy of a treasured pet.

Victorian mummy - "Incredibly, they would often keep the body of an infant and, once it was mummified, they would dress the baby's body and keep it as a memento. It was the equivalent of the modern day taxidermy of a treasured pet." Really bizarre!

Mummified body of Ramesses II (1304-1237 BC) found in a tomb at Deir al-Bahri

*EGYPT ~ Mummified body of Ramesses II BC) found in a tomb at Deir al-Bahri

The mummified body of Manfred Fritz Bajorat was found aboard his yacht, drifting in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Barobo town in Surigao del Sur

Mummified German adventurer left heartbreaking note to his dead wife

Mummified body of German adventurer Manfred Fritz Bajorat found inside yacht drifting off Philippines

Coffin of deceased named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, 187 cm; the hieroglyphs say she was "head of the house," and "a musician." British Museum, London, U.K. The coffin was typically made of wood. The mummified body was put in the coffin. The sarcophagus was the outmost level and was typically made of stone. An ancient Egyptian would say that the function of both the sarcophagus and coffin were to protect the "ka" [spirit] of the deceased;

Coffin of a deceased Theban priestess named Henutmehyt, gilded and painted wood; Dynasty XIX, ca.

The amazingly well preserved body of Bishop Peder Winstrup. Photograph: Gunnar Menander

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin

Scan of mummified body of Swedish bishop reveals baby hidden in coffin Scientists find body of five-month-old fetus concealed under feet of body of Bishop Peder Winstrup in Lund cathedral

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