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MUMMIES OF INFANTS OF THE CULTURE CHACHAPOYAS


The funeral cults of the culture Chachapoyas is not very well-known but something if it is safe, to bury to its deads they looked for protected places of the rain.

In relation to the funerals they had two types: those that were made in arrays and the singular. In the case of the singular, inaccessible places were looked for, then you them toward pictorial impressions in the walls of the cliffs, with whitish, yellowish and reddish tonalities.

This characteristic repeats in all the cases, for what was easy to know where the deads were buried. The problem is that this characteristic was used by the huaqueros to locate the funerals, for what great part of the tombs was plundered.



Momia de Infantes de la Cultura Chachapoyas 01
MUMMY DE INFANT OF THE CULTURE CHACHAPOYAS



Momia de Infantes de la Cultura Chachapoyas 02
MUMMY DE INFANT OF THE CULTURE CHACHAPOYAS



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MUMMY DE INFANT OF THE CULTURE CHACHAPOYAS



Momia de Animal de la Cultura Chachapoyas 01
MUMMY OF ANIMAL OF THE CULTURE CHACHAPOYAS


camcorder graphic EXHIBITION OF THE MUMMIES DE LEYMEBAMBA IN THE MUSEUM OF THE NATION.



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