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'Adidas' mummy to go on show at Mongolia's national museum
13:55, 05 January 2017, 1978
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AKIPRESS.COM - Recently archaeologists unearthed the 1,500-year-old remains of a woman in Mongolia's Altai Mountains. But the cutting edge footwear, with the trademark stripes of the sportswear ‘Adidas’ brand, has been causing a stir on the internet, and fuelling talk of time travel, reports news.mn.

Experts believe the mummy was a young Turkic woman. The corpse was buried with a saddle, bridle, clay vase, wooden bowl, trough, iron kettle, and an entire horse.

The Mongolian Cultural Heritage Centre is working on restoration of the archaeological find, the task is now 80% complete.

The mummy wearing ‘Adidas boots’ will go on display in the National Museum of Mongolia from March.


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