Archive for March, 2004

Dozens of Inca Mummies Discovered Buried in Peru

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: March 11, 2004   View Article

Dozens of exquisitely preserved Inca mummies are being recovered from a barren hillside on the outskirts of Peru’s bustling capital city, Lima. In a matter of months a highway will roar past the ancient cemetery.

“By now we have over 40 [mummy bundles] and the number increases every day,” said Guillermo Cock, a Lima-based archaeologist.

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