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A Number of Stunning Watercolors From the Year 1940 Were Found to Depict Heads That Had Shrunk

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The world is rich with history and mystery, often intertwining in ways that seem almost unbelievable.

A series of watercolor paintings from the 1940s recently resurfaced in Brooklyn, New York, depicting shrunken heads thought to have been made by certain Maori tribes in New Zealand, raising questions about their journey from England to America and the artist’s encounters with these artifacts.

h/t: boredpanda

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