Finding Clothes Wrapping Mummy in Archaeological Field of Korea

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The tomb encapsulated by Lime-soil Mixture Barrier (LSMB) was found in Seoul, Korea on October 25, 2007. Archaeologists joining in this case knew well about the importance in reducing the number of direct contacts with human samples for successful aDNA studies. When the inner coffin was opened, well preserved clothes were identified by us. Since we decided to collect human samples contained within the clothes under well-appointed condition, the dead body was moved to our lab without any derangements of clothes. Caption available in movie.

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