June 30, 2015

14 Pre-Inca Tombs Found Dating From 2000 BCE 1400 CE.

Peruvian archaeologists have found 14 Pre-Inca tombs and a Moche temple dating to 2000 BCE in Lambayeque. The remains are from various periods and cultures. Most are Sican and the rest are Moche and Chimu. A gold piece for removing hair was found with a representation of the god Naylamp. Pottery, copper ornaments, silver and gilded copper birds, and other decorative objects were found in the tombs.

Peru This Week has the report here with a photo;

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