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Ötzi's curse- The oldest mummified remains of any human

Ötzi's curse- The oldest mummified remains of any human

Ötzi (pronounced [ˈœtsi] ( listen), also called Ötzi the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, Homo tyrolensis, and the Hauslabjoch mummy) is a well-preserved natural mummy of a man who lived about 3,300 BC.[2][3] The mummy was found in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps, hence Ötzi, near the Similaun mountain and Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy.[4] He is Europe's oldest natural human mummy, and has offered an unprecedented view of Ch

Ötzi (pronounced [ˈœtsi] ( listen), also called Ötzi the Iceman, the Similaun Man, the Man from Hauslabjoch, Homo tyrolensis, and the Hauslabjoch mummy) is a well-preserved natural mummy of a man who lived about 3,300 BC.[2][3] The mummy was found in September 1991 in the Ötztal Alps, hence Ötzi, near the Similaun mountain and Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy.[4] He is Europe's oldest natural human mummy, and has offered an unprecedented view of Ch

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: Григорий Ефимович Распутин; IPA: [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ rɐˈsputʲɪn]) (21 January [O.S. 9 January] 1869 – 29 or 30 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family.

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: Григорий Ефимович Распутин; IPA: [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ rɐˈsputʲɪn]) (21 January [O.S. 9 January] 1869 – 29 or 30 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family.

door of a stave church by mararie, via Flickr

door of a stave church by mararie, via Flickr

7th Century Anglo-Saxon Helmet found at the Sutton Hoo ship burial in Suffolk, England. Looks like a badass to me.

7th Century Anglo-Saxon Helmet found at the Sutton Hoo ship burial in Suffolk, England. Looks like a badass to me.

Chess Piece in the Form of a Bishop with Two Attendants, Walrus Ivory, Norway, circa 1150-1200

Chess Piece in the Form of a Bishop with Two Attendants, Walrus Ivory, Norway, circa 1150-1200

Eric the Red ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(Viking Blog (copy/paste) elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Eric the Red ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(Viking Blog (copy/paste) elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Viking longboat, illuminated manuscript. In Norse mythology, for instance, “Nidhogg (“tearer of corpses”) is a monstrous serpent that gnaws almost perpetually at the deepest root of the World Tree Yggdrasil, threatening to destroy it. Nidhogg (also) lies on Nastrond in Niflheim and eats corpses to sustain itself.” Source: Encyclopedia Mythica

Viking longboat, illuminated manuscript. In Norse mythology, for instance, “Nidhogg (“tearer of corpses”) is a monstrous serpent that gnaws almost perpetually at the deepest root of the World Tree Yggdrasil, threatening to destroy it. Nidhogg (also) lies on Nastrond in Niflheim and eats corpses to sustain itself.” Source: Encyclopedia Mythica

Fragment of a portal, Sigurd Fafnir's bane, Hylestad Stave Church Medieval Norway about 1175 CE

Fragment of a portal, Sigurd Fafnir's bane, Hylestad Stave Church Medieval Norway about 1175 CE

Pantheon of Oak- braided beard, irminsul spirals like lotus tree of life and hathor hair upside down, with horns and helmet

Pantheon of Oak- braided beard, irminsul spirals like lotus tree of life and hathor hair upside down, with horns and helmet