Ancient Wari sundial found in Peru

Published on July 18th, 2012 | by Admin

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A Wari sundial, as well as an underground tunnel and reception room, have been found in Peru.

One of the relics is believed to be a precursor to an Incan sundial, while 18 niches painted in white on the walls may have held ancestral mummies, Joseph Ochatoma, leading the excavation, El Comercio newspaper told the newspaper.

Ochatoma added that the reception room is shaped like the letter “D” and is surrounded by platforms.

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Story: AAP | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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