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The barren desert of China’s southern Tarim Basin has been the source of some of the ancient world’s most mysterious tattooed mummies. One of them belonged to a woman who some time between 1000 and 600 B.C. was possibly sacrificed and then buried in a necropolis now outside the modern village of Zaghunluq. The woman had brown hair with white streaks that had been braided and tied with red wool string, and her eyebrows had been painted just before her death.

Tarim Basin Mummy Tattoo - (Courtesy Victor Mair): The barren desert of China’s…

Scythian tattooed mummy

After various discoveries of human remains, Vyacheslav Molodin found a frozen man in a Pazyryk burial mound is Siberia. This Ice Mummy.

Cherchen Man Mummy c 1000 BC China is 6 feet tall, wears a red twill tunic & tartan leggings. He was around fifty years old at death, has reddish brown hair, a long nose, full lips & a ginger beard. He was buried with no less than ten hats, one looks Roman, another looking like a beret, a cap, & even a conical “witch” hat. He has a yellow tattoo of a rayed sun on his left temple. These Caucasion peoples are thot to be of Scottish origin due to Tartan weaving style and wool

Cherchen Man Mummy c 1000 BC China is 6 feet tall, wears a red twill tunic & tartan leggings. He was around fifty years old at death, has reddish brown hair, a long nose, full lips & a ginger beard. He was buried with no less than ten hats, one looks Roman, another looking like a beret, a cap, & even a conical “witch” hat. He has a yellow tattoo of a rayed sun on his left temple. These Caucasion peoples are thot to be of Scottish origin due to Tartan weaving style and wool

Is it possible that  a parallel universe has opened on Earth? Mysterious floating city reappears in the sky creating confusion among residents in California After several reports of ‘floating cities’ appearing in the skies around the world, another incredible similar sighting has been made by people claiming a ‘portal from another dimension’ may have opened...Read More

Has a parallel universe opened? Mysterious floating city reappears in the sky

Mysterious Holes of Russia: Since the late 1980's mysterious holes have been suddenly appearing in the dense forests of Russia, where no vehicle can go. There is no evidence of any soil, or how or why these holes exist. People who have gone down these holes have found nothing.

Mysterious Russian holes: Is Earth becoming perforated?

People have been finding strange holes in Russian forests. This has been occurring since the end of the These deep holes that appear suddenly in the dense forests, in those places that no truck or car can get to, let alone drill anything.

Mummies for sale, Egypt, 1870s

Actual shot from 1875 of man selling mummies on the street. (I wonder if this included free delivery?) (by French photographer Félix Bonfils) Courtesy Melissa Cooper.

Female mummy with child, South America

"Southam Mummy": I have no information on this mummy. Not sure if it is a bog body or not.

During an excavation beneath the Tarim Basin in western China, archaeologists were surprised to discover more than 100 mummified corpses. Discovered in the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BC to 200 AD.Very well-preserved finds, controversy flows around them as DNA tests seem to show that the bodies were of European genetic stock. There is no mention in any ancient texts of how or why they ended up there.

She is years old, but she still turns heads. The mummified remains are of a Caucasian woman, found along the Silk Road in western China.

Wari mummy and vessels,Empires of the Sun; Peru; Wari; Huari, National Museum of Peru

mummy with fine, wavy red hair from the Wari culture AD to 1000 AD), which was contemporaneous with the Tiwanaku culture further south.

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John Hartnell - English able-bodied seaman, Franklin Expedition, died Jan.

https://flic.kr/p/2Bo9CX | field museum mummy | apparently the facial features of this mummy are so well-preserved because he worked at the temple... though not necessarily a high-class citizen, he did get top-notch mummification as a job perk.

apparently the facial features of this mummy are so well-preserved because he worked at the temple. though not necessarily a high-class citizen, he did get top-notch mummification as a job perk.

As expected, the team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil. They also discovered skin conditions indicative of arsenic poisoning.

Chilean Mummies Reveal Signs of Arsenic Poisoning

People of numerous pre-Columbian civilizations in northern Chile, including the Incas and the Chinchorro culture, suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning due to their consumption of contaminated water, new research suggests.

Mummies of the world display

Among the mummies in the exhibition is the mummy of a South African woman with a tattoo on each breast and on her face.