China - the “Middle Kingdom” has long been thought to have developed completely independently from the West. Mighty mountains and the inhospitable Taklamakan formed insurmountable barriers. But the belief in China’s isolation has recently been challenged by surprising discoveries. Mummies from the Bronze Age are turning this assumption upside down and will rewrite the old story of the cultural relationship between east and west. A story that will be uncovered in Lost Treasures of the Silk Road.