Untouched treasure, remains from ancient South American empire discovered

June 27, 2013 3:48 PM

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Untouched treasure, remains from ancient South American empire discovered

Archaeologists uncovered a 1,200-year-old "temple of the dead" burial chamber filled with precious gold and silver artifacts and the remains of 63 individuals in Peru.

The discovery is the first unlooted tomb of the ancient South American Wari civilization from 700 to 1,000 A.D.

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