THE TARIM MUMMIES

The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in  Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BC to 200 AD.  In addition to being very well-preserved finds, controversy flows around them as DNA tests seem to show that they are the result of Asian and Caucasian mating thousands of years before it's commonly thought that the two peoples intermingled.

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