The Extraordinary 3,800-Year-Old Mummy Of The Princess of Xiaohe | Marco Polo

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She was buried around 3,800 years ago and has European features, like many other mummies in this complex. She is unusually well preserved, with clothes, hair, and eyelashes still intact. She was found in the Taklamakan desert, part of Marco Polo’s legendary journey from Venice to the far reaches of the Mongol Empire. His travels 700 years ago revealed an exotic world of riches the west had little knowledge of. But how does his journey look today?

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