Monday, 16 November 2009

Shrunken Heads

Here is a picture of a shrunken head my dear friend Mattie brought me from Ecuador:

Ok, so it's not a real one (it's made out of goat skin) but it brings me neatly into the following:

My Aunt Julie sent me this amazing link from National Geographic:

with this incredible and extremely rare archival footage:

I think this sort of preservation is so fascinating! Expect more on this in the future...

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