Friday, November 7, 2008

Chachapoyas Mummies

The Chachapoyas, also called the Warriors of the Clouds, were an Andean people living in the cloud forests of the Amazonas region of northern Peru from 800 A.D to about 1475 A.D until they were conquered and exterminated by the Incas led by Tupac Yupanqui.
A 600-year old mummy from the Chachapoyas culture was recently found in the mountains of Kohechan, in the Peruvian northern department of Amazonas.

Chachapoyas Mummies
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