Remains of priestess found in Peru

Published on April 19th, 2012 | by Admin

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The remains of a priestess who died in the 13th century A.D. has been found near Chiclayo, Peru.

The preliminary conclusion of physical anthropologist Mario Millones is that this was a woman between 25-30 years old who lived during the second half of the 13th century A.D. in the waning days of that culture on Peru’s northern coast, whose most important historical figure was the Lord of Sipan, considered the Tutankhamun of America, in the 3rd century A.D.

The research, promoted by Peru’s Culture Ministry, got started eight months ago with an excavation that two months later came upon the tomb, but it wasn’t until a few days ago that the sex and age of the priestess were determined.

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Story: Hispanically Speaking News | Photo: Hispanically Speaking News

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