15th century Chimú tomb found in Peru
Published on December 24th, 2013 | by Admin1
Archaeologists working at the site of an ancient town in the coastal desert of northern Peru made a surprising discovery in late August—a multichamber tomb from the much later Chimú culture that held the remains of at least four noble musicians and weavers.
Two human sacrifices, seen in [the above] photo, accompanied the tomb’s elite occupants into eternity.
Story: A. R. Williams, National Geographic | Photo: Matthew Helmer, NG Grantee