900-year-old Sican tomb found in Peru

Published on October 31st, 2011 | by Admin


An ancient Sican tomb belonging to an elite figure has been found in northern Peru.

“We have been digging since last February and in the zone we called the Palace, a chamber had been detected and that led to the discovery of the tomb of someone very important of the Lambayeque elite, approximately from the 12th century. His burial was preceeded by a series of offerings,” said a local archaeologist.

ITN News reported that the burial chamber is more than nine hundreds years old and it was found in the Chotuna-Chornancap area, known to have ceremonial significance.

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Story: Andina | Photo: Andina

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