A mysterious mummy was found by archaeologists fully bound in ropes and with its hands covering its face in an underground tomb in Peru.
CONVERSEER learned that the discovery was made in 2021.
According to reports Archaeologists from the National University of San Marcos found the mummy in good condition in Cajamarquilla, a significant site 15.5 miles inland from the coastal city and capital Lima, Peru.
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The mummy is estimated to be between 800 and 1,200 years old.
Although the mummy’s striking pose – bound by ropes and in the foetal position – appears chilling at first sight, researchers believe it is a southern Peruvian funeral custom.
The tomb also contained ceramics, vegetable remains and stone tools.
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