WEEK IN PHOTOS: Chinese Mummy, Bloodletting Rite, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Chinese Mummy, Bloodletting Rite, More
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Shanshan County, China, January 6, 2009--His braid trailing across rubble, one of five male mummies lies next to the pit where he and his counterparts were recently found during construction work in northwestern China.

According to state media, the ethnic Han men lived during the Qing dynasty (A.D. 1644 to 1911).
—Photograph by Liu jian xj/Imaginechina/AP
 
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