Astana-Karakhoja Tombs, Turpan

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  • Imperial necropolis of the ancient city of Gaochang, an important stop on the Silk Road, which was founded during the Tang dynasty in the 7th century. There are more than 500 graves containing bodies mummified naturally by drought; next to the mummies delegate packages.
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  • In Astana-Krakhoja, are the tombs containing the 10 mummies, with approximately of 4000 years old, calls "the dead singers of the Taklimakan desert," currently exhibited in the Regional Museum of Xinjiang, in Urumqi. These mummies were found in the last century and your discovery proved extraordinary scientific point of view because, surprisingly, all the bodies belonged to representatives of the European race.
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  • Although in these graves remained a little (more exhibits or looted or museums of turpan and Urumqi) visit is to better understand the culture of time and prepare for the next visit of the Museum of Urumqi
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