Class 7 Session B   Loulan and The Tarim Basin Mummies        April 25

Core Readings:

Loulan Kingdom – Wikpedia  6 pages including extensive illustrations

Ancient Mummies of the Tarim Basin, by Victor Mair 5 pages

DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia  By Kristina Killgrove, Forbes Magazine  6 pages

 Recommended but not Required:


YouTube: The Mummies of the Taklamakan.   54 minutes

For Further Reading:

Tocharians – Wikipedia  6 pages

The Tarim Mummies – Wikipedia

A Host of Mummies, a Forest of Secrets, by Nichloas Wade, New York Times