Siberian ice maiden radiocarbon dating

The European continent is home to a diverse spectrum of spontaneous and anthropogenic mummies.

Some of the best-preserved mummies have come from bogs located across the region.

Many areas in which mummies have been uncovered, are difficult for preservation, due to their warm, moist climates.

The majority of mummies recovered in the Czech Republic come from underground crypts.

While there is some evidence of deliberate mummification, most sources state that the desiccation occurred naturally due to unique conditions within the crypts.

Also known as Lady Dai, she was discovered in the early 1970s at the Mawangdui archaeological site in Changsha.

She was the wife of the Marquis of Dai during the Han dynasty, who was also buried with her.


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