Lady Dai Questions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Which dynasty did we study was Lady Dai apart of? How was her body different in appearance to that of an Ancient Egyptian mummy? What element started to decompose her body when archeologists discovered her? Why does this element make the Chinese cautious about opening other tombs? What was the last thing Lady Dai ate? Describe the liquid Lady Dai was found in. How do you think this liquid aided in her mummification? Describe some of the objects found in her tomb. How was the diet of the noble class different than that of the peasants? How was Lady Dais preservation different than the process used by the Ancient Egyptians?