Machu Picchu Peru: skeletal remains found of high ranking person from pre-Hispanic times

Posted on January 28, 2013 • Filed under: Archaeology, Peru reported that findings at skeletal remains in the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu . The Regional Directorate of Culture reported that Challaqata sector belonging to the Joint Archaeological Salapunku, found a funerary context of the pre-Hispanic period would correspond to an old character of great relevance.

The discovery was made ​​during the research led by the archaeologist Huarcaya Francisco Quispe, who noted that the remains were buried in a rock shelter of 3.40 meters wide and 4.50 meters long, under large rocks. Read Article

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