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Mummified Woman with Christian Cross Dashes Hopes of Finding Russian Fortress

November 16, 2019 - General
An exceptionally well-preserved mummified body of a woman in traditional Yakut clothes with a copper cross on her chest was found in summer 2019. Picture: Elena Solovyeva

An exceptionally well-preserved mummified body of a woman in traditional Yakut clothes with a copper cross on her chest has been found on Lena River sand bank and ‘proves a site north of Yakutsk city is not the historic original Cossack settlement’.


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