Most of the bodies are mummified women sitting upright.
Archaeologists in South America have discovered the tomb of the ancient Wari civilization.
In the tomb were the mummified bodies of three Queens together with Golden treasures and human victims. The researchers were able to unearth 63 skeletons that are about 1,300 years. Also found gold coins, ceramics, jewelry and bronze tools. Archaeologists have noted that most of the bodies are mummified women sitting upright. The details of this finding it became known on 1 July 2013.
1200-year-old “temple of the dead” was found on the El Castillo de Huarmey that four-hour drive North of the capital Lima. The opening is made General of the Polish-Peruvian team. The researchers say that the study of the artifacts will help them to piece together information about the life and culture of people in the Andes before the rise of the Inca Empire.
“For the first time in the history of archeology in Peru we have found an Imperial tomb belonging to the Wari culture,” says lead archaeologist miłosz Giersz.
Var came from the southern highlands of Peru and ruled a large area from 500 to 1000. During this time, they did a lot of graves. According to their custom, deceased loved ones into the afterlife accompanied in wealth and material prosperity with the tools of the craft.
Among other artifacts, near mummified Queens, was found tools for weaving, made of gold, ritual axes, bowls for drinking containers of Coca leaves, and many ceramics.
Historians say that var was the first people who managed to unite the tribes in most parts of the Peruvian Andes.