When scientists examined the woman’s body, they found that 100 watermelon seeds were found in her stomach and intestines. This suggested that the woman must have eaten the watermelon just before her death. How the dead body of this woman remained safe even after 2000 years, the exact answer has not come yet. Since this woman was very wealthy, her body was covered in 18 layers of silk and linen cloth.
The woman’s coffin was filled with a strange fluid. This material had turned brown due to exposure to oxygen. Many analysts believe that it was the traditional herbal solution that helped preserve the body. Pathologists were able to ascertain that this Lady of the Die was very ill before she died. It is believed that a Chinese woman died of a heart attack just after eating a watermelon. The blood clot is still present in the veins of this woman. Scientists believe that at the time of death this woman must have been 50 years old. The woman was overweight and also had diabetes.