Chiquita: Only Handful of Known Infant Mummies in Existence with Particular Birth Defect

July 7, 2014 11:24 AM

27 0

Chiquita: Only Handful of Known Infant Mummies in Existence with Particular Birth Defect

Few infant mummies are in existence with a specific birth defect. Two such mummies, Chiquita and the Pedro Mountain mummy, were found in Wyoming.

Both the mummies provided clues about the Wyoming's past and the lives that lived. Chiquita was found by Cecil Main and Frank Carr in the early 1930s. They were looking out for gold and owing to it, they blew the entrance to a cave on the slope in the Pedro Mountains, which is around 65 miles southw...

Read more

To category page

Loading...