National Geographic : 1931 Mar
. -.-..---..- --- --r ---- ... ^ -- iNatuiai kUIU rnotograpns DyVV. Isossarct MANY RACES HAVE MET AND MINGLED ON THE STEPPES OF CENTRAL ASIA The peoples and cultures of China, India, Tibet, Persia, Turkey, and Russia have intermixed with theindigenous tribes ofChinese Turkestan, and traces of all of them are to be found in the present-day inhabitants with their strange admixture of Aryan and Mongolian features and traits. The young girl is a Turki with distinct traces of Mongol blood. The man, holding an excavated Buddha's head in hishand, isanAryan type.