| Mummy Human Body |
|Status||Tribal leader in the Benguet province|
|Culture||Philippines; Filipino Culture|
|Date(s)||500 years ago|
|Site||Bangao Cave; Kabayan|
|Location||of Kabayan in Benguet, Mountain Province|
Apo Annu was the tribal leader/chief within the Kabayan in Benguet.Located within the mountain caves of Benguet. It was known that he was the tribal leader of his village. It was known that he was fully coved in tribal tattoos. Years later, his mummy was stolen from its caves but later returned near a village close by.
It was known that they buried people of importance with headpieces and jewels. However, it was known that instead of wrapping the bodies with wrap, they place the mummies into wooden coffins while in a baby fetus position. Then taken up the mountain and places within the caves with 20+ other bodies.
Kabayan Mummy Caves. (n.d.). Retrieved March 19, 2017, from https://www.wmf.org/project/kabayan-mummy-caves
M. (n.d.). Fire Mummies - The Smoked Human Remains of the Kabayan Caves. Retrieved March 19, 2017, from http://www.ancient-origins.net/history/fire-mummies-smoked-human-remains-kabayan-caves-002734