for East Asian Studies Homepage
This is the homepage for Victor
Mair's department at University of Pennsylvania
Details on the Chinese mummies featured in this episode, known
as the Urumchi mummies. Site also includes information on
other mummies found around the world.
Researcher Finds Chinese Mummies'
An article published by U Penn about Victor
Mair and his work with the mummies.
with Victor Mair on PBS
Read more about the Chinese mummies in this NOVA interview
with Victor Mair.
The Mummies of Urumchi
Author Elizabeth Barber, one of the two textile experts who
work with Victor Mair in
the show, reasserts in this book that the clothing worn by
the mummies did originate from the West.