Buddha mummy proves truth about statues

Last April I wrote a short post titled “The Truth About Statues” about my childhood belief that statues were made by pouring concrete over dead people—or maybe not dead until AFTER the concrete casing went on!

Possibly you’ve seen this photograph and story today?

Buddha mummy, on display outside China for the first time, at the Drents Museum, Assen, Netherlands (photo via Washington Post, February 23, 2015)

Yikes!

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.
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2 Responses to Buddha mummy proves truth about statues

  1. That is so weird!! And scary!! lol

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