Mystery of the Tattooed Mummy


Subject:
Archaeology , Mummies

Description:
Excerpts from a June 2006 National Geographic magazine article about "an ornately tattooed 1,600-year-old mummy unearthed in Peru [who] could be a warrior queen of the violent Moche people." The mummy was "discovered last year [2005] at a ceremonial site called El Brujo -- the Wizard -- on the north coast of Peru." Includes photos, a map, and links to related sites.

Creator:
Willimas, A.R.

Publisher:
National Geographic Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/06/mystery-mummy/williams-text


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