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Giant Mummies And Pyramids Of China

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 Chinese pyramids are ancient mausoleums and burial mounds built to house the remains of several early emperors of China and their imperial relatives. About 38 of them are located around 25 kilometres (16 mi) – 35 kilometres (22 mi) north-west of Xi’an, on the Qin Chuan Plains in Shaanxi Province. The most famous is the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, northeast of Xi’an and 1.7 km west of where the Terracotta Warriors were found]. Chinese pyramids were also built during the Han, Tang, Song, and Western Xia dynasties.’

They have flat tops, and thus are more similar in shape to the Teotihuacan pyramids north-east of Mexico City, Mexico than to the pyramids in Giza, Egypt. Although known in the West for at least a century, their existence has been made controversial by sensationalist publicity and the problems of Chinese archaeology in early 20th century.

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Perfectly preserved Caucasoid mummies and pyramids discovered in China, thousands of years before the Silk road, the earliest inhabitants to the area.


Yingpan Man, his 2.00 meter (six-foot, six-inch) long body and the clothes and artifacts discovered in the surrounding tombs suggest the highest level of civilization in the ancient Tarim Basin region. Buddhism origins. 

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The tumulus mound covering the tomb of Emperor Jing of Han (r. 156-141 BCE), located outside of Xi’an

The introduction of pyramids in China to popular attention came in two stages. Many early stories were focused on the existence of “Great White Pyramid.” U.S. Army Air Corps pilot James Gaussman is said to have seen a white jewel-topped pyramid during a flight between India and China during World War II. Colonel Maurice Sheahan, Far Eastern director of Trans World Airlines, told an eyewitness account of his encounter with a pyramid in the March 28, 1947 edition of The New York Times. A photo of Sheahan’s pyramid appeared in The New York Sunday News on March 30, 1947. This photograph later became attributed to James Gaussman. Chris Maier showed that the pyramid in the photo is the Maoling Mausoleum of Emperor Wu of Han, just outside of Xi’an. Alternative writers such as Hartwig Hausdorf (who speculated it was built by aliens) and Phillip Coppens did much to bring them to public attention.

 Mausoleum of Han Yang Ling near Xian, model of pyramid of how it would have looked on completion also known as Sheahan’s pyramid.

Credit: Han Yang Ling Museum

Despite claims to the contrary, the existence of these pyramid-shaped tomb mounds was known by scientists in the West before the publicity caused by the story in 1947. Shortly after the New York Times story, Science News Letter (now Science News) published a short item saying “The Chinese pyramids of that region are built of mud and dirt and are more like mounds than the pyramids of Egypt, and the region is little travelled. American scientists who have been in the area suggest that the height of 1,000 feet (300 m), more than twice as high as any of the Egyptian pyramids, may have been exaggerated, because most of the Chinese mounds of that area are built relatively low. The location, reported 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Sian, is in an area of great archaeological importance, but few of the pyramids have ever been explored.” Victor Segalen visited China in 1913 and wrote about the First Emperor’s tomb (and other mound tombs in the region) in Mission Archeologique en Chine (1914): L’art funeraire a l’epoque des Han.

Pottery figurines of domesticated animals and female servants dressed in silk robes, excavated from the mausoleum of Emperor Jing of Han (r. 156-141 BC) near modern Xi’an (ancient Chang’an)

Some of the pyramids of Xi’an are now tourist attractions and several pyramids have small museums attached to them.

This map shows where most Chinese pyramids are the Xi’an area. 

Four thousand years ago, a community lived in the Tarim Basin — in what is now the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China — in the heart of Asia. The Tarim Basin people thrived there for at least 1,500 years. There are indications that they survived as a culture even into the second century. Then they disappeared. Now their remains are being reclaimed from the sands, and the people of that extinct nation are challenging scientists and scholars to fathom who they may have been, and — if an answer can be found — where, in prehistory, they came from. According to sweeping physical evidence, they were not Chinese. They were not even Asian in the present day meaning of the word. They were Tocharians; a Caucasian people and, more importantly, Indo-European/Aryan

The Cherchen Man

Cherchen Man or Chärchän Man is a mummy discovered in the Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, western China. Cherchen Man “died around 1000 BC”. The mummy is described as: a 3,000 year old male, “6-foot-6-inch giant with Caucasian features”, with hair that is “reddish brown flecked with grey, framing high cheekbones”, an “aquiline” “long nose, full lips and a ginger beard”, whose face is tattooed with “yellow and purple patterns”, it wears “a red twill tunic and tartan leggings”; it is also described as looking “like a Bronze Age European”   

He belongs to a  family of immaculately preserved, 3,000-year-old caucasian mummies were found in East Turkistan, in 1978. Though it was commonly believed that the first contact between East Turkistan and the West occurred relatively late in world history — around the middle of the second century B.C. — carbon dating has shown that the Cherchen man and his family died 900 years earlier. They were preserved naturally by the salty and dry Chinese landscape.


The Taklamakan Mummies(Tocharian mummies)

In the late 1980′s, perfectly preserved 3000-year-old mummies began appearing in a remote Taklamakan desert. They had long reddish-blond hair, European features and didn’t appear to be the ancestors of modern-day Chinese people. Archaeologists now think they may have been the citizens of an ancient civilization that existed at the crossroads between China and Europe.

Victor Mair, a specialist in the ancient corpses and co-author of “Mummies of the Tarim Basin”, said:”Modern DNA and ancient DNA show that Uighurs, Kazaks, Krygyzs, the peoples of Central Asia are all mixed Caucasian and East Asian. The modern and ancient DNA tell the same story.”

The discoveries in the 1980s of the undisturbed 4,000-year-old ”Beauty of Loulan” and the younger 3,000-year-old body of the ”Charchan Man” are legendary in world archaeological circles for the fine state of their preservation and for the wealth of knowledge they bring to modern research. In the second millennium BC, the oldest mummies, like the Loulan Beauty, were the earliest settlers in the Tarim Basin. 

The first Tocharian Nordic mummy found in 1989: a White female with long blond hair, finely preserved by the arid desert atmosphere of the Taklamakan desert. Based on her partially dismembered limbs and gouged out eyes, archaeologists believe she was a sacrificial victim.

A Tocharian female mummy with long flaxen blond hair, perfectly preserved in ponytails.  Items of weaved material, identical to Celtic cloth, definitively proved the Indo-European origins of the Tocharians, who not only built the fantastic Silk Road cities which today lie deserted, but who are also credited with bringing Buddhism, horses, the saddle, and iron working to China. This mummy was approximately 40-years old, was found in the main chamber of the same tomb. Her tall stature, high nose, and red hair indicate that she was of European descent.

Beauty of Loulan

One of the most famous Tocharian mummies found, the so-called “Beauty of Loulan”; and right, her face as reconstructed by an artist.“Beauty of Loulan” The oldest mummies found in the Tarim Basin come from Loulan located at the east end of the egg shaped Taklamakan Desert. Dressed only in shades of brown, she was alive as early as 2000 B.C. during the era of Abraham and the patriarchs. She died when she was about 40. Next to her head there is a basket which contains grains of wheat.

Map of the Tarim basin and Taklamakan Desert.where many of mummies were found. 


list of Chinese pyramids


Zhou dynasty tombs complex near Luoyang, Henan

Zhao Kings’ tombs complex near Handan, Hebei

]Qin dynasty mausoleums near Xi’an, Shaanxi

  • Tomb of First Emperor in Lintong 34.3812356°N 109.2540121°E .This is the largest Chinese burial mound. The original height is 76 metres (249 ft), the present height is 47 metres (154 ft), and the size is 357 metres (1,171 ft) x 354 metres (1,161 ft). It was built during the short-lived imperial Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC).
  • Tomb of Emperor Qin Ershi in Xi’an

Western Han dynasty mausoleums complex in Xianyang and around Xi’an, Shaanxi

Maoling Mausoleum group:

Pingling Mausoleum group:

Yanling Mausoleum group:

Kangling Mausoleum group:

Weiling Mausoleum group:

Group of two “tombs of Zhou Kings” (possibly from Han era):

  • Tomb of King Wu of Zhou
  • Tomb of King Wen of Zhou

Yiling mausoleum group:

Anling mausoleum group:

Changling mausoleum group:

Yangling mausoleum group:

Baling mausoleum group:

Duling mausoleum group:

Yangling, Shaanxi

Xining, Qinghai

Mausoleum of Emperor Xiaojing of Tang near Goushi, Henan

Imperial mausoleums complex of Song dynasty in and around Gongyi, Henan


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    • whitebear

      this rock has been visited and inhabited for millions of years… get over it.

      • Anonymous

        Typical Honkey comment.Aren’t you parked on my continent?When were you planning on moseying on back.Should I be gettin’ a collection to send you on home,or did you think you could manage that by yourself.Barney don’t surf. :lol:

    • Mr. Orange

      I agree that people should begin to accept that archeologists and anthropologists are not forthcoming about the true history of our race. But, figuring out exactly why we are so unique is the key to creating a better future for us all.

      • Betsy

        You are so right they aren’t forthcoming especially if what they find don’t support the malarky they were taught and are encouraged by academia to accept as fact. They fudge dates to make something be older than they really are, they change racial identities, locations, supporting details all to maintain the status quo of their profession.

        • theeobskure

          I’m going to go out on a limb, based on the statements that you made in your comment and the grammar that you used to phrase them, that you are neither an archaeologist, anthropologist nor are you, in any way, associated with academia or the scientific method.

          As such, you are not qualified to have your opinion held in the same regard as somebody that actually knows what they are talking about.

          What you speak of is a minor problem in academia, and not the maelstrom of conspiracies that you and your ilk like to think it is.

        • Neo

          @theeobskure: The pathological liars that control mainstream academia and the ‘scientific’ establishment deserve neither regard nor respect having subverted the scientific method in favor of fairy tales for adults. If your loyalty is not to the truth you are part of the problem.

    • Major Briam 1

      I come from the one of two races of man that can not be linked to any others. Although our language has been argued to be some thing that it isn’t, since the Estonian race has been proven to be at 12,000 years old in their present location, and it can not be argued that the Estonian race has a skull structure different from all others on earth. Since all of our ancient and most prized artifacts were stolden by the Church, and followed by that of the Russians. It has made our claims that much harder to show the world that what we say is true. Yet we have found items to show that what we say is true, that we come to that area of the Baltic at least 12,000 yeas ago, that we were the first culture to set up an trade agreement with the Vikings, that our capiital was the key to western Europe and that we had trade with China, the northern silk road in 600 BC. I do not know where we came from, but since I know of stone slab buildings in western Alberta that have not come to the attention of the world. It just may be true about Mu. Thank You;Major Brian Matteus Rt.

      • GenZan

        So, I have extra bones in my feet and my hands, double jointed like crazy, and dream of the future almost every single night, and it always happens within 2-3 days, most of the time it happens the very next day… And I don’t think I’m special…

    • youstopandthink.disqus

      Excellent archeological information. I like to trace the migration of Noah’s three son’s ,
      Ham dark complexion, Shem brown complexion, Japheth fair complexion who repopulated the world after the flood. Also they intermarried and their physical characteristics can be seen in all of us throughout the world.

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