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Amazing Tattooed Mummy: Discover the Mysterious Siberian Ice Maiden

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1347 days ago -
Found in 1993, the Siberian Ice Maiden has animal-style deer tattoos on one of her shoulders, on her wrist and thumb.

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Roger G (154)
Saturday August 16, 2014, 1:28 pm
noted, thanks

Elizabeth brown (20)
Saturday August 16, 2014, 2:38 pm
This is very interesting and the tattoo's quite extraordinary and so very clear . I am still of the idea that although fascinating once studied these remains should be returned to their original burial grounds.The pictures especially of the head were quite gruesome. I just want to say ,I hope one day you may rest in peace Siberian Lady and that you will be returned to where you were in the first place.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday August 16, 2014, 4:41 pm
Not4ed. Very interesting. Thank you for the article.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Saturday August 16, 2014, 8:28 pm
Certainly quite fascinating that this was 2,500 or more years ago, interesting.

Jonathan H (0)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 4:01 am

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 5:37 am
Really amazing! Thanks Marty.

Athena F (131)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 4:23 pm
thank you

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 6:42 pm
Cool :)

Shawna S (45)
Sunday August 17, 2014, 9:27 pm
Cool!! Indeed!
Maybe vikings lived before we ever thought?? Hmm.
Thanks Marty :")

Katherine May Williams (0)
Monday August 18, 2014, 3:15 am

Sheryl G (363)
Monday August 18, 2014, 6:44 am
I must say that I agree with Molly, that after the studies of this woman are done, she should be returned to what was her original resting place. Just goes to show that the art of tatoo is a very ancient one. I also doesn't say in article but she herself may of been an actual warrior as well. I know the article states possible revered folk tale narrator, healer, holy woman, princess, this all could also be the case but she could of also been warrior. One of the less known facts is throughout history there have always been women who choose that life instead of the more traditional ones set before them.

Hent catalina - maria (95)
Monday August 18, 2014, 8:07 am
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