The Montauk Monster When an unidentified animal carcass washed ashore in Montauk, New York in the summer of 2008, speculation arose. Several people reported seeing the strange creature and photographs surfaced, but the actual body went missing before police could recover the remains. When newspapers ran the story alongside a grotesque image, locals wondered whether the animal could be a mutant born from experimentation at nearby Plum Island Animal Disease Center.
Europe’s Oldest Natural Mummy Has Living Relatives. Last week, researchers announced that they have located living descendants of a prehistoric iceman discovered along the Italy-Austria border in 1991. Known as Ötzi, he is believed to have lived 5,300 years ago. The news of Ötzi’s living descendants is just the latest in a long of discoveries scientists have made regarding the mummy
The Elling Woman - a bog mummy discovered in Silkeborg, Denmark in 1938 by a local farmer who at first believed it was a drowned animal. She was found wrapped in a sheepskin with a leather cloak tied about her legs. She died around 280 BC by hanging (just like Tollund Man). Her well preserved hair, which was 90 centimeters long, was braided and tied into a knot. Elling Woman is believed to have been a human sacrifice.
King Tut's still-born baby girl found in his tomb. DNA tests also found she had Marfan Syndrome. One other baby was found w/the king that was much smaller then this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of mummified fetuses in ancient Egypt
The Huldremose woman, 2nd century BC. Found in a peat turf at Huldremose in Denmark. She wore a skirt of wool, a scarf and two skin capes. The woman was more than 40 years old when she ended up in the bog. She was an old woman by Iron Age standards of life expectancy.