Mythology

The mystery of the Kappa in Japan: monsters or aliens?

The Kappa is an ancient and violent legendary hybrid, a species of humanoid amphibians that according to the legends inhabit the waters of Japan. The Kappa would be other of the mythological hybrids that would have been dispersed throughout Asia. They would be surviving hidden from humanity under the waters of rivers, lagoons, and swamps of Japan, attacking human beings. Some researchers consider that …

The oldest map of the underworld discovered in Egypt: Etchings on coffin show how the dead had to get past the lake of fire and knife

These are engravings found in a 4,000-year-old coffin that show the path that the souls of the dead must make in order to reach eternal life. The engravings show the map of the underworld. A new study published in The Journal of Egyptian Archeology by Harco Willems argues that the illustrated text found is the oldest copy …