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Postcard of 'Baby demon mummy' as displayed at Rakanji temple, Japan

Oni-no-ko (Baby demon mummy) was once in the possession of Rakanji temple, Yabakei. Unfortunately, it was destroyed in a fire in

Jizo statues alongside the Daiya River are considered the guardian deities of children and travelers - Japan

jizo statues alongside the Daiya River are considered the guardian deities of children and travelers - Japan. I saw many people bring their children here to be blessed.

Raijū (雷獣) (thunder beast) were believed to inhabit rain clouds and occasionally fall to earth during lightning strikes. This raijū is described as crab-like with a coat of black fur and fell from the sky during a violent storm on the night of June 15, 1796 in Higo-kuni (present-day Kumamoto prefecture)

Raijū (creatures believed by the ancient Japanese to inhabit rain clouds)

While details of her life are a mystery, today she is known as one of the best preserved mummies in the world. Meet Rosalia Lombardo, the girl in the glass coffin.

Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

Rosalia Lombardo, is an Italian child mummy. She died in 1920 at the age of two. She's almost perfectly preserved even though she's been dead for 93 years. She still has all her organs, skin, and even eyes. It's due to temperature change (they think).

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is anyone else fascinated by mummies the history the science I can’t get enough

jada111:  Ivory wolf netsuke, Japan, 19th century | 2014

virtual-artifacts: “Fox Disguised as Priest, Fox priest Hakuzosu and “wolf netsuke” Japan, centuries Costumes; Accessories Ivory with staining, sumi judyhilo: some foxes for you.

Puma Punku, Bolivia ~ Mainstream archaeologists say that Pumapunku was built by Amara Indians. The Puma Punku temple offers one of the best examples of masonry skills in the whole of the pre-Columbian Americas. Today the site appears 'broken', and has been reduced to piles of scattered geometric blocks. These immense blocks were designed to interlock with each other, creating an architecturally unique temple without precedent in the America's.

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Lost Ancient Advanced Technology At Puma Punku Bolivia - Brien Foerster

Abydos, 1848 – In this ancient city in Egypt, the temple of Seti I was discovered. On one of the ceilings of the temple, strange hieroglyphs were found that sparked a debate between Egyptologists. The carvings appear to depict modern vehicles resembling a helicopter, a submarine, and airplanes. At first the images circulating were thought to be fakes, but were later filmed and verified as valid images. Egyptologists have tried to offer a rational explanation.

Helicopters and jet planes depicted at an ancient Egyptian temple in Abydos are actually common hieroglyphs overlaid and eroded.

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