Mummy inside this Buddha Statue

This Buddha Statue looks like an ordinary one, but inside, there are the mummified remains of a human body…

Photo by M. Elsevier Stokmans

According to tradition, the mummy belongs to a Buddhist monk who lived around the year 1100 AD. The owner of the Buddha Statue, the Drents Museum, in Assen, The Netherlands, arranged to be examined through a CT scanning machine.

via io9