Boy finds mummy with arrow in eye in granny’s attic

This is just a pretty awesome thing to find…or creepy…I’m really not sure right now =S

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This just in from http://www.news.com.au

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GERMAN police, prosecutors and forensics experts are facing a mystery after a 10-year-old boy found a human mummy in a sarcophagus in a corner of his grandparents’ attic.

A CT scan has revealed a well-preserved human skull, with an arrow sticking out of the left eye socket, and large parts of a skeleton with the arms crossed over the chest, the local newspaper Kreiszeitung has reported.

Adding to the riddle is a death mask also found in the box, and the fact that X-rays show a metal layer covering the bones of the 1.49-metre-long human remains of unknown gender.

The boy’s father, Lutz-Wolfgang Kettler, said his own father, who died 12 years ago, had in the 1950s travelled to North Africa and may have brought back the mummy as a grisly souvenir.

But here’s where it gets strange.

The bandages used for the mummy…

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