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The Beauty of Loulan and the Tattooed Mummies of the Tarim Basin, Northwest China. Some date back to 2000 BCE years ago)

Múmia da cultura Chinchorro, localizada no deserto de Atacama, que se estende do norte do Chile até o sul do Peru. Região considerada a mais seca e a cultura a mais velha do planeta. Ali foram descobertas, em 1917 por Federico Max Uhle arqueólogo alemão, as múmias mais antigas do mundo com mais de 7 mil anos. Em 1983, a companhia de água Arica, ao realizar perfurações no deserto, encontrou um cemitério com 96 múmias Chinchorro.

The perfectly preserved mummy known as the Sleeping Beauty of Loulan is one of 200 mummies found in the Western Deserts of Xinjiang, in China.

Clonycavan Man was discovered in Meath in February of 2003 after its remains dropped off of a peat cutting machine, reports the BBC. Most interesting about him is that his hair appeared to have a sort of hair gel in it, which slicked his hair up into a mohawk. The ingredients of the “gel” were traced back to either France or Spain. Judging by the deep wounds in his skull, Clonycavan Man appeared to have been brutally murdered, supposedly by an axe approximately 2300 years ago.

Clonycavan Man - a bog mummy from Ireland who has the first mohawk in history. That hairstyle was accomplished using a "gel" made from imported pine resin.

Egitto. 1870. Cuando se podía comprar el Antiguo Egipto en el "top manta"

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.

Ancient Egypt Mummies

Animal Mummies OF ANCIENT EGYPT Most scientific research has concentrated on human mummified remains, but there have also been some studies o.

Mummy of a dog    'Man's best friend' was considered not just as a family pet, but was also used for hunting, or for guard duty, from the earliest periods of Egyptian history.    Pet dogs were well looked after, given names such as 'Blackey' or 'Brave One', and often provided with elaborate leather collars.    This is the mummy of a dog who was probably a royal pet; it was found in a royal tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt Gallery

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Tattoos found on the body of a scytian warrior in a permafrozen tomb from 400 BC

Mummy of Pharaoh Ramses II of Egypt

The Greatest Artifacts from Ancient Egypt

John Torrington as he was found in his icy coffin in 1984 on Beechy Island. From the ill fated Franklin Expedition. Aparently the reason why this expedition was ill fated was because they were eating out of cans that were soldered together using lead, thus giving them all lead poisoning which impaired their judgement.

10 Horrific Nightmare Expeditions That Were Doomed From The Start

Sir John Franklin from the lost Franklin Expedition to the Artic in The entire crew was lost. Rediscovered in Most were found to have died of lead poisoning.

The Beauty of Xiaohe, a 3,800-year-old mummy discovered in the Tarim Basin in far western China, is shown at the "Secrets of the Silk Road: Mystery Mummies from China"

Remains: The Beauty of Xiaohe, a mummy discovered in the Tarim Basin, in far western China, is shown at the "Secrets of the Silk Road: Mystery Mummies from China" exhibition.

The Beauty of Xiaohe or Little River, 3,800 years old, mummified remains of a Caucasian woman found in Western China along with other European mummies and artifacts. These Tarim Basin mummies are controversial in China as they are evidence of Europeans in China before the Han Chinese themselves. (rw)

The Beauty of Xiaohe, Mystery Mummies of China. Origins of this graveyard were also European based.

Britain's Oldest Surviving Human Brain - The Head Was Cut From The Body About 2,600 Years Ago. Just imagine if the technology existed to extract the memories held in this ancient brain tissue. That would be AWESOME.

THIS IS NOT A BROWNIE: Heslington Brain is a human brain found inside a skull buried in a pit in Heslington, Yorkshire, in England. It is believed to be the best-preserved ancient brain in the world.

Did you know there are mummies in Korea? I didn’t, and apparently archaeologists didn’t, either, until the bodies started showing up, as old cemeteries were moved to make way for new houses in the recent construction boom.

This person lived about 500 years ago and was found in South Korea. According to National Geographic, the mummification is perhaps the result of a burial practice that evolved in Korea:

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