Care of Kongo Müller?

I was going to go to bed (and I am) but I just got this interesting email that I wanted to share because I will likely have no memory of receiving it by morning. As you may recall, I used to have a business selling human skulls, specializing in deformities, violent deaths, and graverobbing (in Peru and China mostly). I retired because (obviously) I became increasingly uncomfortable with the ethics of it and was worried about the legal implications of the latter activity.

They still occasionally re-air the TLC show in which I talk about this a little way. Anyway, here's an an example of one of the skulls I sold:

Anyway, according to this email, here's the story behind this skull:

This is quite possible one of several thousand of skulls resulting form the murders of Kongo Müller. A .22 bullet, as that bullet hole apparently is, makes a very round hole at close range. Kongo Müller was an ex-SS war criminal who became an African mercanary. Several thousand of these types of skulls may be found, because he felt that the Africans were inferior to him and thus could be hunted. After wounding them, he would shoot them at point blank and sell the skulls. Few people are ever killed with .22 rifles, so most of those on the small market today are his. If it is of African original you quite possibly have a skull resulting from a serious war crime which has been, to an extent, been repressed.

If I had to guess, I'd still put the strong odds on this being damage during graverobbing, but who knows… I don't have the skull any more so I can't examine it to see for sure.


  1. Johnston wrote:

    Please correct this grotesque piece of disinformation; Mueller never has been a member of the SS, and as a Wehrmacht member never even has been accused of war crimes (
    Please explain to me, what are mercanarys, are they something from the Canary Islands?

    Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 10:53 am | Permalink
  2. Ralph wrote:

    Yes, please correct this mistake. Müller became famous when he and his “mercenaries” from Kommando 52 helped the Congo gouvernement to get hold of the Simba Rebellion in the mid 60s.
    There were also involved regular troops (led by Müller) as well as Belguim Paratroopers (300 against 7000 – and they won!).
    They safed many lives of missionaries and pilgrims, not counting all the innocent civil population.
    Though “mercenaries” may be looked at suspiciously, he has been (in my oppinion) a great soldier that simply did what had to be done and what most “left orientated” people that sit safe at home and believe everything the also “left orientated” press is giving them to eat, just condemn because they don’t have neither the guts to take any responsability and waste their time with endless discussions, nor have the guts to do what he has done.
    Remember an old Rhodesian saying: That’s Africa!

    Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 1:02 am | Permalink
  3. mary taitt wrote:

    Very interesting.

    I am looking for photos of a skull with a bullet hole for a book I’m working on.

    Monday, October 26, 2009 at 7:22 am | Permalink
Wow Shannon, that's really annoying! What is it, 1997 on Geocities? Retroweb is NOT cool!

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