Lamayeque, Peru: Archeological Site, Remains Discovered, About 700 Years Old

Posted on July 15, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Culture, Peru

According to archeologists found remains that date back 700 years 25 kilometers from the archeological site of Chotuna-Chornancap. Scientists believe that the findings are connected to the ancient belief of human sacrifice. Along with human remains, scientists found altars, friezes, ceremonial knives, pottery, copper objects and other objects from the Lambayeque civilization. The director of the Burning Museum of Lambayeque, Wilfredo Sandoval says that the person, who is presumed to have died as a sacrifice, was between 20 and 30 years old at the time of death. Furthermore, archeologists were surprised to find pots, metal object and spondyllus shells buried with the person.Read Article

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