Beauty of Loulan

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The Beauty of Loulan (楼兰美女) or Loulan Beauty (Other aliases: Loulan middle-aged woman(楼兰長女)) was a Caucasian adult female mummy discovered in the 20th century. On April 1, 1980, the mummy was discovered by Chinese archaeologists Mu Sun-ing (穆舜英) and some member of the Archaeological Institute of the Shinjang Uighur Academy of Social Sciences other, Urumuqi in Taklamakan in Sinjang. This mummy has been called the Loulan Beauty because of her wonderfully preserved, stately facial features that have remained quite beautiful even in death.[1] She was of a white race ("Caucasian") and her ancestry on her father's side was Celtic or Scandinavian. The hair on her head is red. The woman was 40~48 years old at the time of her death. Her height was 152~155 cm, and her blood type was O.

despite her radiant beauty, but her was lived a hardscrabble life, Her shoes, clothing was mended of repetition.[2] Her hair was infested with lice.[2] She inhaled great deal to sand, dust and charcoal and lung failure, also most likely hers death caused.[2] hers living years c.a B.C 1900~ B.C 1800.

mummy is wrapped Sheepskin and cowhide leather, linen and put on to leather shoes. also found together Earthenware and grains.

In 1980, hers Restoration of production to Japanese painter Yamaguchi Terunari(山本耀也). hers ancesster was origin to Europe,[3] but her mixed race Asian, from hers some foremother.[4] her mummy is on display at second floor of Xinjiang Uygur Museum, "Mummy Hall(古尸馆)".[5] her was possible one foremother of Tokharians.

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  1. The Beauty of Loulan and the Tattooed Mummies of the Tarim Basin ancient-origins, 16 January, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 A beauty that was government's beast Washingtonpost, By Barbara Demick, Sunday, November 21, 2010.
  3. A beauty that was government's beast Washingtonpost, By Barbara Demick, Sunday, November 21, 2010.
  4. her's a few maternal line was Eastern Asian mixed-blood.
  5. The Dead Tell a Tale China Doesn’t Care to Listen To New York times, NOV. 18, 2008.

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