Genetic analyses of the mummies showed that the maternal lineages of the Xiaohe people originated from both East Asia and West Eurasia, whereas all of the paternal lineages had links to modern populations of West Eurasia.
BC 3000 ~ BC 2000 wheat & millet
밀은 중앙아에서 중원으로 전해졌고 조는 중원에서 중앙아로 전해졌다. 그 전달 경로는 훗날 비단길이 되었다.
0550 ± "Tocharian donors", fresco from the Kizil Caves
Tang campaigns against Karasahr
Genetic analyses suggest West Eurasian (West Asian and Persian) maternal contribution to Uyghurs is 42.6% and the paternal between 43.9% and 61.2%.