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Funerary Bundle Discovered in Peru
Friday, May 19, 2023
LIMA, PERU—Andina reports that a 500-year-old funerary bundle and pottery were discovered by archaeologists during work on a natural gas line near Lima’s central coastline. The bundle, which had been wrapped in mats and tied with ropes arranged in a geometric pattern, is thought to belong to the Ychsma culture. For more on the Ychsma, go to "Idol of the Painted Temple."
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