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Appearances Are Deceptive...

... is a sculpture of a man from an ancient burial site – a clay head with a sheep’s skull inside, detected with the help of X-ray tomography. The X-ray photograph of this unique exhibit was made on the low-dose digital X- ray facility installed at the ... ... portrait was evidently made after the skull” (only the latter statement has proved to be right). What’s under the clay? The clay heads of Tesinsk mummies always used to contain human skulls. However, as proved by anthropologists, they did not correspond ...

Modified: 24.12.2010
Tagarsk culture , Tesinsk burials , clay heads , mythology , X-ray tomography
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