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Author Barber, E. J. W., 1940-

Title The mummies of Ürümchi / Elizabeth Wayland Barber.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  393.3 B23    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  939.6 B234M    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 240 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents Mystery mummies -- A man with ten hats -- Plus three women and a baby -- The "beauty of Loulan" -- The early explorers -- Tokharians and other hairy barbarians -- Hami and Hallstatt -- The oasis hoppers and their kin -- Pulses in the heart of a continent -- Sands of the silk road, sands of time.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-231) and index.
Subject Mummies -- China -- Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Bronze age -- China -- Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Textile fabrics, Prehistoric -- China -- Sinkiang Autonomous Region.
Tarim Basin (China) -- Antiquities.
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0393045218
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