February 7, 2019

Moche Triple Chambered Burial Site Uncovered at the Ucupe Site in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered the remains of four Moche elite at the site of Ucupe. The remains are dated to 600 CE. They were found in three ceremonial chambers. One burial was of a possible military leader buried with weapons and a crown. A second chamber contained a woman and child buried with copper ornaments and three ceramic urns. The third chamber burial was of an elderly man.

The Mirror has the report here with great photos;
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/graves-elite-moche-people-dating-13957051

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