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Well-preserved baby mummy (of approximately 200 corpses with European features that were excavated in the Tarmi basin).

This baby died when he was less than 2 years old. Dark blue stones covered his eyes and red thread was inserted into his nasal passages. The ƄeƄé was buried with una unta of ʋaca leather and un ƄiƄerón made of oʋeye copper…

This well-preserved infant mummy was discovered in the cemetery of the Qizilchoqa settlement, about 60 km west of Qumul (Hami), an important ancient Silk Road city at the eastern end of the region. It was dated ca. 1200 BC…

Further information is “Ancient Moмias of the Tariмca” and “The Moмoмias of East Central Asia”

It is one of the deserts along the Silk Road in Central Asia and northern China.

Now, these cuernos decorated with ceramic which have been extracted from the infantile ceramic cultura incrusted from the Bronce Age of Central Europe (2000-1500 BC).

I heard about them in my post “Breast milk for babies”…

Why were these bodies placed in children’s graves? Provide them with drink in the other world… How do we know this?

We know this because the people of the encrusted pottery culture buried their dead with age-appropriate “funerary items”: large ceramic pottery vessels for adults, small ceramic pottery vessels for children, and ceramic pottery pots for babies…

I talked about this in my post “One for the road”…

And because of the ancient belief that the other world is “a thirsty place”… And because in Central Europe, making sure that the right ones have enough water in the other world is still considered imperative… I talked about this in p uƄlicaciónn “Thirst ”…

Have you ever thought about how our ancestors came to the idea that the other world was a thirsty place? Or perhaps it is better to ask where and when did our ancestors come to the idea that the other world was a thirsty place?