The Egyptians mummified their rulers, baboons, ibises, cats, dogs, rabbits, Nile perch, bulls, vultures, elephants, donkeys, lizards, shrews, scarab beetles, horses, gazelles, crocodiles, snakes, catfish, ducks and falcons. They were often elaborately wrapped in bandages printed with magical spells and carefully painted. John Taylor of the British Museum told AP, "The Egyptians mummified almost everything that moved, as they were considered representative of gods and goddesses."
Girl and snakes.
Arthur’s Seat coffins. Two of the 17 miniature coffins found in 1836 ,hidden inside a cave
In 1914, magician Harry Houdini called Anna Eva Fay “... the greatest female mystifier”; while detective Allan Pinkerton in 1877 had described her as “... a woman possessing a terribly fascinating power and capable of any devilish human accomplishment”. They were both right. She became acclaimed as the greatest American spirit medium and, when the profitability of the ghosts declined, in 1894 she went on the vaudeville stage to become an icon of early American show business.
Two drops of the precious blood collected by St. Louis, and displayed in a reliquary in the Basilica of the Precious Blood of Neuvy-Saint-Sepulchre.
Inside a blade of grass - microscopic photography reveals a family of happy cellular characters!