Princess Ukok image from Siberian Times
The 2,500 year old mummified body of Siberian “Princess Ukok” was discovered in permafrost high in the Altai mountains. Scientists believe that the Princess was 25 years old when she died.
The Scientists who discovered the body close to Russia’s border with Mongolia and China Natalia Polosmak, said she was struck by how little has changed in the past two millennia.
She is to be glass sarcophagus kept in a special mausoleum at the Republican National Museum in capital Gorno-Altaisk.