The mummy is that of a Bronze Age Celt, according tohis DNA, but the mummy of Cherchen Man is from the Taklamakan Desert in westernChina. In the local Chinese language, the word “taklamakan” means “You come inand never come out.” And that seems to be the case. According to Britain’s The Independent: He looks like a Bronze Age European. In fact, he'severy inch a Celt. Even his DNA says so.