|Date(s)||400 years ago|
Mummified naturally. The tomb was sealed perfectly and the surrounding is fairly dry, causing the body fluids to evaporate quickly, leaving the mummified body behind.
Anthropologists are still trying to figure out the identity of this mummy. Theories are, it is either a secret son of the emperor that was secretly being buried after his death or the silk gown was a gift to the mummy from the emperor or someone inside the royal family. Another theory that was brought up recently was that the mummy was the descendant of the royal family of the previous dynasty. However, these are just theories with no solid evidence.
Cause of death was a type of lung disease. Anthropologists has reason to believe that Long Pao died in late-autumn.