Revealing The Story Of Shrunken Head Mystery

Shrunken Head Mystery
Shrunken Head Mystery 

Shrunken Head Mystery – Talking about the mystery of the life of tribes in remote areas, there are lots of stories and mysterious phenomena. One of them is the story if shrunken head mystery. The ritual of the shrunken head may no longer be practiced in this modern day. However, the remnants of this practice's evidence can still be found. Terrible is the right answer in describing the horror story of shrunken head mystery. Maybe some people know this story from famous mystical films whether as a ritual practice of worshiping gods until to the worst, cannibalism.

The mystical story of it exists in the real world. Actually, many of the stories of this ritual are commonly found in the past. For example, the ancient Chinese will bring the beheaded enemy head as proof of his victory. The most bizarre is a ritual that is performed by one ethnic in the jungle of Amazon, precisely on the border of Peru and Ecuador.

The Story Of Shrunken Head

Many mystical observers believe that Shrunken Head is a story in the Amazon area that is done by Jivaro Indians. The tribe believes that the more a person kills the greater power that he gained. Therefore, anyone who enters their territory will be killed mercilessly including the Spanish who started invading Amazonian land in the 1600s. The corpses then were collected and their head was beheaded and depreciated. This meant to ensnare their passion in controlling the territory of their inheritance.

Shrunken Head Mystery
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From this incident, then emerge the rumor of a ghost story. The ghost signified the grudge and did that as revenge. From the story of Shrunken Head, then the Jivaro tribe gets its name which means 'barbaric' in Spanish. No one dared to enter the area that they controlled. In fact, their existence was only discovered in the 19th century. As evidence, no surviving eyewitnesses left the area.

The Shrunken Head Process

The process of Shrunken Head cannot be done carelessly. There is a special technique. The technique is even quite horrible to do in the modern era. The process begins by taking the meat and the contents on the back of the head. Then, the loose skin is used to tighten the head to make it smaller. After that, sew it together with the eyes and mouth. After all, parts become one, the head is then boiled in salt water for two hours.

If all the processes have been done, the head is preserved for a week or more. After that, the shrunken head will be used as a form of rituals or simply displayed around their territory. The aim is as the terror to people who want to enter their territory. After seeing the head display, the outsider will feel fear of being killed. Then, they will not enter their area.

Shrunken Head For Sale

After the Jivaro Tribe was conquered by the Spanish Nation, many Shrunken Head were traded as souvenirs. Of course, this sale caused a sense of disgust feeling. There were pros and cons of this in the lives of the wider community. Surprisingly, based on DNA testing performed in modern times, it was found that the heads were not only from the people of that region or Europeans but also came from Chinese ethnic.

This is strange considering that until the 19th century the Amazon region is never known to be visited by the Chinese. However, this buying and selling practice cannot be found any more at this time. This is due to strict rules by the Government of Peru and Ecuador regarding the sale of Shrunken Head.

Conclusion

Many mystical observers believe that Shrunken Head mystery is a story in the Amazon area that is done by Jivaro Indians. The tribe believes that the more a person kills the greater power that he gained. Therefore, anyone who enters their territory will be killed mercilessly. However, the ritual of the shrunken head may no longer be practiced in this modern day.

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