The Covid-19 epidemic is an opportunity for museums to invite visitors from afar to their exhibits.
Over the weekend, the Yorkshire Museum in England started a discussion about the museum’s most bizarre exhibits. The museum’s Twitter account posted a photo of a Roman woman’s hair in the 3-4 th century, still with her hair.
The Scottish National Museum immediately responded with a haunting object: a reproduction of the “Fiji mermaid”. This creature is thought to have appeared in Japan, and began to be displayed in England in the 17th century.
The majority of mermaids today are made from parts of many different animals. The Scottish National Museum has another mermaid statue, the lower part is actually a fish and the upper part is a statue shaped in the form of a human head.
The Prince Edward Island Museum, Canada presents a “haunted” toy, found in a mansion over 150 years. The sheep mounted on the wheel is located in one place and is often found somewhere else.
The Museum of German History introduces a translation mask, with a beak-like design. This mask was used during the plague in Europe, around the 17th century.
The British Weapon Museum brings the mask of executioners, on display in London. Despite being called the “execution mask,” studies have shown that this iron mask may be formal, since execution in Britain and Europe does not.
The museum for the horror film Cape Fear brings a gore doll. According to their introduction, this is the doll used in the television show American Gothic.
A sheep heart is filled with metal nails during the curse rite. Found in Devon, England around the early 20th century.
Model of hand playing cards, miners erected with legs and crabs of the Victorian period in the late 19th century in England.
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