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Tombs confirm women ruled Peru

Posted on August 25 2013 by secret santa

Tombs confirm women ruled Peru


"It is the eighth priestess to be discovered," he added. "Our excavations have only turned up tombs with women, never men. Accompanying the priestess are bodies of five children, two of them babies, and two adults, all of whom were sacrificed," Castillo said. Julio Saldana, the archeologist responsible for work in the burial chamber, said the discovery of the tomb confirms the village of San Jose de Moro is a cemetery of the Mochica elite, with the most impressive tombs belonging to women."

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