Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ancient mummy had 1,100 year old Adidas boots

A Mongolian 'seamstress' died after a blow to the head and went to the afterlife with four changes of clothes, her sewing kit, a horse and a ram's head. But it's the boots that really stand out:

And the embroidered bag is cute too:

The woman is believed to be of Turkik origin, and the burial is one of the most complete ever found.
Based on samples experts believe that the mummy dates back to the 10th century, but DNA and radiocarbon testing is still awaited.

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