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Xiangcheng Mummy
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Xiangcheng Mummy
Age Middle Aged
Sex Male
Status Unknown
Height unknown
Source
Culture Appears to be of European decent
Date(s) Found on October 13th 2013
Site Tomb buried with 2 other bodies
Current Location
Location Xiangcheng China
Catalog #
Experts unearthed a nearly perfectly preserved 300 year old mummy in Xiangcheng city. This mummy was believed to be a senior official in the Qing dynasty. He wore a robe of Qing Dynasty and a long braided ponytail, known as the queue hairstyle imposed on the Han Chinese during the Qing Dynasty. Under his head there was a pile of white cotton.

Mummification

The body didn't appear to have been treated to be mummified and it is unknown why the body was so well preserved. As the body was removed it began to turn black very quickly once exposed to oxygen.

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