Mummies Ancient couple with tattooed animals like tigers, horses on the body can be decoded by technology tomography.
The scientists are using technology tomography to study two ancient mummies preserved in the Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia, Siberian Times reported Tuesday 31/1. Two mummies are said by a local chieftain and his wife live in the Pazyryk culture (6-3 century BC).
The purpose of this plan is to determine the cause of death and reproduce the shape couples, as well as research and technical details ancient mummification.
Their remains were unearthed in 1949 in a burial mound in the Altai Mountains. The man died at 55-60 years old, and the younger 10-year-old wife.
“The man with light curly hair, dark with protruding aquiline nose. His wife has dark brown hair “, Sergey Rudenko, the Soviet archaeologist, unearthed curator then, said.
“All the muscles in their bodies discarded, leaving only bones and skin. The embalmers then stuffed horsehair into two sets of remains to restore the shape of the body, “explains Sergey.
Two ancient mummy tattooed on your body. The man with tiger and horse tattoo on his left shoulder and turn right shoulder.
Two sets of remains are real animals tattoo. This is unusual in the Pazyryk culture because they often strange creatures tattooed on the body. Some experts believe that these images were inspired by China.