Remains of 20 people were found in Cajamarquilla
Cajamarquilla is the same archaeological site where the remains of eight children and 12 adults were discovered who were sacrificed some 800 to 1200 years ago. The site contains the ruins of four pyramids and other constructions, such as ancient walls. The complex is the second largest mud brick town in Peru after Chan Chan. The archaeologist said that Cajamarquilla was probably occupied by coastal peoples.
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Mummy tied with ropes was discovered
Located in a dusty area about 20 km from the Peruvian capital Lima, the site was once a thriving trading center. In the year 2021, a 1200 year old mysterious mummy tied with ropes was discovered at the same site. This mummy had covered her face with her hands. Archaeologists have speculated that tying the body with ropes may have been a part of the funeral rites. Some utensils and remains of vegetables were also found in the excavation.