SYSK Selects: How Shrunken Heads Work

09.02.2017 - By Stuff You Should Know

EPISODE DESCRIPTION

In this week's SYSK Select episode, although U.S. museum collections are rife with counterfeits, shrunken heads are far from fiction. The Shuar tribe of Ecuador has shrunken heads for centuries. Learn the methodical process of shrinking a head and how they're used in this episode.