The "Loulan Beauty" is just one of 150 treasures from "Legends of the Silk Road - Treasures From Xingjiang." The extremely dry climate perfectly preserved the mummy's eyelashes, hair and figure. Exhibition in Taipei
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"
Tarim Mummies: The Loulan Beauty, described as Nordic in appearance, was approximately 45 when she died. By genetically mapping their origins, researchers confirmed that they were of West Eurasian descent. "[...] they link up eastern and western Eurasia at a formative stage of civilization (Bronze Age and early Iron Age) in a much closer way than has ever been done before." The Tarim mummies were discovered in the Tarim Basin in China, and date from 1800 BCE to 200 CE. Wiki text.
Altes Museum (Berlin) - Nefertiti The Nefertiti bust is a 3300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten and is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Due to the bust, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world as well as icon of female beauty. The bust is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.
The discoveries in the 1980s of the undisturbed 4,000-year-old "Beauty of Loulan" and the younger 3,000-year-old body of the "Charchan Man" in Xinjiang, China, are legendary in world archaeological circles for the fine state of their preservation. The ancient corpses avoided natural decomposition due to the dry atmosphere and alkaline soils in the Tarim Basin. The Caucasian Mummies have challenged our history of 'Whites' in Asia, as well as a Swastika found buried with the bodies.
Sefer Yetzirah, one of the first Jewish books ever written, reveals the secrets of Jewish astrology. Jacob’s sons, the 12 tribes of Israel, are actually 12 different soul roots correspond with the 12 signs of the zodiac (also 12 Jewish mths, 12 letters in the Hebrew alphabet and 12 attributes of the soul. The Kabbalah delineates the more auspicious dates to work on certain attributes. Jewish holidays do not only commemorate historical events, but are the result of heavenly forces and…