Siberian ice maiden radiocarbon dating

First, if you haven't seen this Nova documentary on the Siberian Ice Maiden, do it now and view this documentary, it is a must for any anyone seriously interested in ancient civilizations, mummies and the empowerment of women.It gives absolute credence to the existence of Amazons and warrior class women. Unfortunately there are no good images of the Ice Maiden, as her nearly perfection preservation and magnificent tattoos began to deteriorate as soon as she was discovered, and she is now pickled in Russia along with Stalin and Lenin.

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And the gradual deposits of dead plant material in a bog functions as a carbon sink.On the outside of the casket were stylised images of deer and snow leopards carved in leather.Six horses wearing elaborate harnesses had been sacrificed and lay on the logs which formed the roof of the burial chamber.Reconstruction of a warrior's tattoos, who was discovered on the same plateau as the 'Princess'.All drawings of tattoos, here and below, were made by Elena Shumakova, Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science She is to be kept in a special mausoleum at the Republican National Museum in capital Gorno-Altaisk, where eventually she will be displayed in a glass sarcophagus to tourists.

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