This loft bathroom has all the trademarks of Scandinavian style, with large white tiling, but they have made it much more unexpected with these patterned floor tiles and the dark basin unit.

This loft bathroom has all the trademarks of Scandinavian style, with large white tiling, but they have made it much more unexpected with these patterned floor tiles and the dark basin unit.

Pictures: Lifelike "Wet Mummy" Found During Roadbuilding

Freed from a liquid-filled coffin last week, the centuries-old Chinese woman had been found when roadbuilders stumbled upon a tomb.

Photograph from Fame Pictures/Barcroft    With eyebrows, hair, and skin still intact after more than 600 years, a remarkably preserved Chinese "wet mummy" remains bundled in her quilt after centuries in a flooded coffin.    Removed from her wooden casket on March 1, the body had been found in a tomb accidentally uncovered by roadbuilders near the city of Taizhou.

Photograph from Fame Pictures/Barcroft With eyebrows, hair, and skin still intact after more than 600 years, a remarkably preserved Chinese "wet mummy" remains bundled in her quilt after centuries in a flooded coffin. Removed from her wooden casket on March 1, the body had been found in a tomb accidentally uncovered by roadbuilders near the city of Taizhou.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

Bathroom idea - Grey bathroom with walk-in shower and white subway tiles, as seen on The Spirited Puddle Jumper Blog #interiors

Bathroom idea - Grey bathroom with walk-in shower and white subway tiles, as seen on The Spirited Puddle Jumper Blog #interiors

Ötzi - the Iceman is the oldest known wet mummy in the world. His  body was discovered in 1991 in the Schnalstal glacier and remains on  display at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. In November 2007 his  story came to life at the National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour.

Ötzi - the Iceman is the oldest known wet mummy in the world. His body was discovered in 1991 in the Schnalstal glacier and remains on display at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. In November 2007 his story came to life at the National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

The Iceman is one of the oldest mummies in the world. However, it is not only his historical age that makes him particularly valuable for scientists but also the way in which he was mummified. Ötzi is a so-called “wet mummy”, i.e. one in which humidity is retained in individual cells. The body tissue is elastic and suitable for performing detailed scientific investigations. Moreover, he is a natural mummy, unaltered by burial rites or other interventions. With his complete clothing and…

The Iceman is one of the oldest mummies in the world. However, it is not only his historical age that makes him particularly valuable for scientists but also the way in which he was mummified. Ötzi is a so-called “wet mummy”, i.e. one in which humidity is retained in individual cells. The body tissue is elastic and suitable for performing detailed scientific investigations. Moreover, he is a natural mummy, unaltered by burial rites or other interventions. With his complete clothing and…

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