In the 19th century museums used to lock away everything which they deemed "unsuitable" for the public in secret cabinets. This podcast focuses on the parts of history you would not find in your school textbooks - for good reason. (Explicit Content) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Today's offer: blunt tools of the paleolithic, ancient greek tax evasion, enlargements of male anatomy according to the Kama Sutra, Chinese mushrooms and transparent artifacts from Early Modern Era womens' Stifts.
Did medieval knights really encage their wives in chastidy belts before they went on their crusades? And how does this lead us to medieval brothels, anti-masturbation crusades and S&M practices? Find out in this brand-new Episode.
In 1836 17 mysterious miniature coffins with wooden dolls were found by playing children at Arthur´s Seat, a volcanic rock near Scotland's capital Edinburgh. Had they been part of an occult ritual? Or were they related to the murder series oft th...