View Full Version : Child mummy found in Peru

24-02-09, 15:18
If anyone cares this is another discovery in Peru.

The ancient mummy of a three-year-old child has been found in the Peruvian region of Lambayeque, archaeologists say. The child of approximately three years was placed [in the tomb] laying east to west at 45 degrees

reuters said it's 2.5 K years old!

The child's body was among other tombs belonging to the ancient Gallinazo culture and is believed to be around 2,500 years old. It was buried with offerings including ceramic pieces with a bas-relief of an owl.

in 4k years old temple

The tombs were found in the 4,000-year-old Ventarron temple, unearthed last year.

link with video


24-02-09, 15:24
Oh wow, neato! Thanks heaps for sharing!

Zelda master
24-02-09, 15:39
Sweet thats awsome news... butmaybe not for the kid:p

24-02-09, 18:09
Oh Drone you are a miracle worker. You posted this right when I was in dire need of subject to write about in my archaeology course.

25-02-09, 01:07
Wow, that's an excellent find. For the archaeologists in Peru - and for you in finding this very interesting bit of news. Thanks for sharing. :)

25-02-09, 01:19
Scary stuff, but I always like to know about this ancient stuff, a fan of Tomb Raider in all doesn't mean we can't have a bit of fiction here and there. :tmb:

25-02-09, 02:20
Very cool.
Peru isn't Egypt. Mummies don't just pop up. :D

25-02-09, 04:32
Wow...Thanks Salim! That is really interesting! :tmb: ;)