Tomb of Indigenous leader discovered in Lambayeque, Peru

Posted on October 27, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Peru

The tomb of an alleged officer of prehispanic culture 1,200 years old was found in Lambayeque, experts said Monday. The remains , which date from the tenth century AD, which consist of a crown and winged eye mask copper and silver, ceramic vessels and two adult chaperones, were found four feet deep in the archaeological area of Chotuna- Chornancap, an area that was dominated by the ancient pre-Hispanic culture known as Sican or Lambayeque. Read Article

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