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The Tarim mummies : ancient China and the mystery of the earliest peoples from the West

Author: J P Mallory; Victor H Mair
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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J.P. Mallory, archaeologist and leading authority on the Indo-Europeans, and Victor Mair, instigator of much of the recent research on the Tarim burials, describe the discovery of the enigmatic mummies, and reveal the latest attempts of Chinese and Western scientists to explain their origin and ethnic identity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P Mallory; Victor H Mair
ISBN: 0500051011 9780500051016
OCLC Number: 232189804
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: J.P. Mallory, Victor H. Mair.

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J.P. Mallory, archaeologist and leading authority on the Indo-Europeans, and Victor Mair, instigator of much of the recent research on the Tarim burials, describe the discovery of the enigmatic mummies, and reveal the latest attempts of Chinese and Western scientists to explain their origin and ethnic identity.

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