Mystery of Japan’s ‘Mermaid’ Mummy Solved
A recently discovered mummified "mermaid" that scientists believed to be a disturbing combination of animal parts has turned out to be even stranger than initially thought, according to new research findings. In 2022, the researchers stumbled upon the mermaid inside...
British Museum Bans the Word ‘Mummy’ for Ancient Remains
It may appear impossible to hurt the feelings of a 3,000-year-old corpse, but, in the interest of respect, The British Museum—along with other museums—has recently banned the term "mummy" to describe the remains of ancient Egyptians. They claim that referring...