The 2,000-year-old “sleeping beauty” in silk was found in a Siberian Reservoir

Archeologists found a suspected ‘Hun woman’ with a jet gemstone buckle on her beaded belt.

After a fall in the water level on the Yenisei River upstream of the vast Sayano-Shushenskaya dam, a well-preserved mummy on the shore. The dam powers the largest рoweг plant in Russia and the ninth-biggest hydroelectric plant in the world.

The tomb’s owner was buried wearing a silk skirt with a funeral meal. A pouch of pine nuts was buried with the corpse. She had a Chinese mirror and a brick bark makeup box near her body. The dead body was accidentally mummified in a Hun-style vase. 

 ‘The mᴜmmу was in quite a good condition, with soft tissues, skin, clothing, and belongings intact,’ said a scientist working on the site. 

Natalya Solovieva, the institute’s deputy director, said: ‘On the mᴜmmу are what we believe to be silk clothes, a beaded belt with a jet buckle, apparently with a pattern. Archeologist Dr. Marina Kilunovskaya said: ‘During exсаⱱаtіoпѕ, the mᴜmmу of a young woman was found on the shore of the reservoir. ‘The lower part of the body was especially well preserved.

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