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Artificial mummies from the Andes.

  title={Artificial mummies from the Andes.},
  author={S. Guill{\'e}n},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={28 Suppl 2},
  • S. Guillén
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Collegium antropologicum
  • In 1997 agricultural workers, turned into looters, found an intact funerary site in the cloud forest in northeastern Peru. A prompt archaeological rescue project permitted the recovery of an important collection of mummies and artifacts that are providing important insights about the archaeology of the Chachapoya people that established in this area around 900 AD up to the Inca conquest of this territory around the year 1475. The mummies recovered showed evidence of cultural practices devised… CONTINUE READING
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