Pictures: Lifelike "Wet Mummy" Found During Roadbuilding

- So much for resting in peace. road workers have found this 700 year old chamber with what they believe to be the remains of a very well preserved, high ranking member of the Ming dynasty. Quite amazing, really.

Pictures: Lifelike "Wet Mummy" Found During Roadbuilding

Incredibly preserved 700 year old mummy found by chance by Chinese road workers - The Archaeology News Network

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

World's Best Preserved Mummies. If you're a fan of weird and odd, this is quite amazing.

Otzi The Iceman, Worlds Oldest Wet Mummy, Had Bad Teeth   The Neolithic mummy Ötzi (approximately 3300 BC) displays an astoundingly large number of oral diseases and dentition problems that are still widespread today. As Prof. Frank Rühli, head of the study, explains, Ötzi suffered from heavy dental abrasions, had several carious lesions – some severe – and had mechanical trauma to one of his front teeth which was probably due to an accident.

The Neolithic mummy Ötzi (approximately 3300 BC) displays an astoundingly large number of oral diseases and dentition problems that are still widespread today. Frank Rühli, head of the study, explains, Ötzi suffered from heavy dental.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

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