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Of Chinese mummies, and a relative of a famous German WWI fighter pilot
October 22, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

While I was reading up on the archaeology of the Tarim Basin for our new exhibit, Secrets of the Silk Road, I kept thinking of “the artist formerly known as Prince.” Why? What in the world does he have to do with 4000-year old mummies? The answer is simple. There is one aspect he and […]

Silk Road Q&A with Curator Dirk
September 17, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last month we did an online Q&A with our curator Dirk Van Tuerenhout on our new exhibition, Secrets of the Silk Road. Visitors to this free event were able to ask Dirk questions about the mummies and other unique artifacts currently on display at HMNS. The questions and answers are listed below (the subject is […]

“Returning to the Light”
September 15, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Dao Guang “Returning to the Light” By HMNS guild member Jeanene Goza On an excavation at Tabi, a Yucatan plantation, an old Chinese coin was located with a slogan imprinted on one side: “Dao Guang,” which means “returning to the light.” The poignant message applies to the forgotten people of East Central Asia, now called […]

Mummies of the Tarim Basin
September 8, 2010 · 3 Comments

Mummies of the Tarim Basin Who Were They? by Bob and Rima Blanc – HMNS Guild Members Explorers have been studying several sites in the Tarim Basin in northwestern China along the route of the Silk Road since the middle of the 19th century. The most important sites were at Ǘrümchi, Chärchän, and Turfan to […]



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