Fetus Mummies Found Inside 1,200 Year Old Tomb in Peru

April 12, 2015 11:37 AM

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(Photo : Willy Yépez Álvarez/Justin Jennings) Mummies were buried with goods but some fetus and infant mummies were placed inside jars.

A 1,200 year old ancient ritual site unearthed in Cotahuasi Valley in Peru, which is now known as Tenahaha, also reveals several tombs that housed around 40 mummies. Archaeologists have exhumed a total of 171 mummified corpses from these tombs.

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