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Ancient Mummy from Taklamakan Desert

Ancient Mummy from Taklamakan Desert

Woven fabric with mummies at Djoumboulak Koum in Taklamakan Desert showing great skill

Woven fabric with mummies at Djoumboulak Koum in Taklamakan Desert showing great skill

A Tocharian man with red-blond hair; his clear European features still visible after nearly 3,500 years in his desert grave in Taklamakan.

A Tocharian man with red-blond hair; his clear European features still visible after nearly 3,500 years in his desert grave in Taklamakan.

Several mummies have been found in the Taklamakan desert.

Several mummies have been found in the Taklamakan desert.

Cherchen Man is a mummy discovered in the Taklamakan Desert, in western China

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Cherchen Man is a mummy discovered in the Taklamakan Desert, in western China

mummies in the taklamakan desert at djoumboulak koum

mummies in the taklamakan desert at djoumboulak koum

A Tarim mummy in China, depicting European characteristics.

A Tarim mummy in China, depicting European characteristics.

A Tocharian female mummy with long flaxen blond hair, perfectly preserved in ponytails.  Items of weaved material, identical to Celtic cloth, definitively proved the Indo-European origins of the Tocharians, who not only built the fantastic Silk Road cities which today lie deserted, but who are also credited with bringing Buddhism, horses, the saddle, and iron working to China. This mummy was approximately 40-years old, was found in the main chamber of the same tomb. Her tall stature, high…

A Tocharian female mummy with long flaxen blond hair, perfectly preserved in ponytails. Items of weaved material, identical to Celtic cloth, definitively proved the Indo-European origins of the Tocharians, who not only built the fantastic Silk Road cities which today lie deserted, but who are also credited with bringing Buddhism, horses, the saddle, and iron working to China. This mummy was approximately 40-years old, was found in the main chamber of the same tomb. Her tall stature, high…

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