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15th century Chimú tomb found in Peru

A Chimú tomb from the 15th century has been found at the Samanco archaeological complex in Peru. 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 found in Peru of sacrificial victim killed to stop rain

The remains of a woman who was sacrificed in the 15th century to stop rain has been found in Peru. Sosaya said that one of the woman's feet had been amputated before she was hanged and her body thrown out near a wall. The gestures on her face suggest that she