Peru: Archaelogists discover tomb of ancient Mochica ruler

Posted on July 16, 2014 • Filed under: Archaeology, Peru, TRAVEL

Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the tomb of an elite Mochica ruler at the Huaca de la Luna archaeological complex, an ancient temple located in what is now the city of Trujillo on the north coast of Peru, which was dedicated entirely to making human sacrifices as offerings to the deity of the mountains. According to a report in Peru This Week, the tomb contained a collection of stunning artifacts, which signify the elite status of the individual buried there. Read Article

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