Unexpected treasures: Peru's past revealed in pre-Inca mummy discovery

2023-11-21 15:24:28 | Last Update : 2023-11-21 15:35:30

Near professional football team's training field in Peru, five 1,000-year-old pre-Inca mummies from Ichma culture are unearthed

Unexpected treasures: Peru's past revealed in pre-Inca mummy discovery
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 In a remarkable archaeological discovery, five pre-Inca mummies have been unearthed in Peru, located close to a professional football team's training field.

These well-preserved mummies are believed to date back approximately 1,000 years and are attributed to the Ichma culture, with their identification confirmed by accompanying artifacts.

The archaeological excavation required the removal of piles of rubbish, revealing what is believed to be an ancient sacred site. The mummies, encapsulating the rich history of the Ichma culture, shed light on the rituals and practices of this ancient civilization. This intriguing find not only deepens understanding of Peru's cultural heritage but also emphasizes the importance of preserving and exploring the archaeological richness embedded in unexpected locations.

Source: Sky News

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