Mummies from Urumqi
During excavations in the Chinese desert Takla Makan in the Xinjiang Uygur region of China, archaeologists have discovered unusual burials. According to some reports, they are our distant ancestors ...
The bodies of people of different ages, dressed in bright clothes, were covered with a thin layer of sand. The sand in this area is characterized by a high salt content, which saved the bodies, dating back to 2000 BC. er from decomposition.
Most surprisingly, all the mummies belong to the Caucasoid race, they are all distinguished by tall stature (females - from 170 cm, males - up to 2 meters) and blond hair. Scientists have made the assumption that these are the remains of Scythian and Sarmatian tribes.