Hotan Cultural Museum

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Entrance to the Hotan Cultural Museum.
Local "mutton fat" nephrite jade displayed in Hotan Cultural Museum lobby.

Hotan Cultural Museum or Hetian Cultural Museum is a museum in Hotan, Xinjiang, China.[1] Founded in 1995, it has a range of silk fragments, wooden utensils and jewelry, and mummified corpses of a 10-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man with Eurasian faces, believed to be over 1,500 years old.[2]

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  1. ^ "Hotan Museum". Visit Our China. Retrieved 2012-01-16. 
  2. ^ China. Eye Witness Travel Guides. p. 515.