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"Wet Mummy" Found During Roadbuilding

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With eyebrows, hair, and skin still intact after more than 600 years, a remarkably preserved Chinese "wet mummy" remains bundled in her quilt after centuries in a flooded coffin.

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Carmen S (611)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 6:09 pm
very interesting, thanks Agnes

Ingrid A (524)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 7:46 pm
Nice. Thank you Agnes.

Fred Krohn (34)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 12:47 pm
I wonder if Herbert West could re-animate her?

Krystal M (36)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 1:05 pm
Very interesting.

. (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 3:08 pm
Fascinating. What intrigues me more are the adornments a person was buried with- besides the cap, what was she wrapped in? Were there fasteners, religious objects,shoes, etc.These finding often tell more about a culture then the physical body.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 4:35 pm
This is so well preserved of history's past. I agree with Allan unless all the religious artifacts are wrapped in her quilt. She's looks like she was a servant the was she is dressed. Only time will tell.

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 4:35 pm
Interesting article and pictures. Thank you.

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Friday April 27, 2012, 12:21 am
Wow !!!!
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