Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

Shrunken heads in the permanent collection of Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, Seattle, Washington. (Joe Mabel)
Shrunken heads appear in movies and video games, such as Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Diablo 2. People associate shrunken heads with fictitious scary tribes, but the Jivaroan tribes in the Amazon rainforest really did make them. You may be surprised to learn head shrinking occurred […]

How Shrunken Heads Are Made