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Peru: 150 Mummies of Ancient Unknown Civilisation Discovered in Atacama Desert *PICS*
08-06-2014, 02:33 PM #1
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Project Tambo, University of Wrocław

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Project Tambo, University of Wrocław

A team of archaeologists from universities in Poland, Peru and Colombia have discovered 150 mummies in the Atacama Desert belonging to an unknown culture that predate the Tiwanaku and Inca civilization by almost 500 years.

The bodies were mummified naturally by being buried directly in the sand with no stone structures[...]
Read more: ibtimes.co.uk
Thanks to redicecreations.com for the great find.

I loved the caption on the one with the conical skull...
A mummy in a curled up position, which seems to have an elongated skull.
The writer seems to have a propensity for understatement.

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08-06-2014, 02:36 PM #2
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Oh wow. Yes it certainly seems elongated damned.gif

Some very nice pottery though. Nice find.
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