Archaeologists Discover Centuries-Old Mummy in Peru

In 2021, archaeologists discovered a mummy at a site called Pachacamac, located on the Pacific coast of Peru.

The mummy is believed to be around 800 years old and belonged to a high-ranking woman from the Ychsma culture, which existed in the region from around 1100 to 1450 AD.

The mummy was found in a tomb along with several offerings, including ceramics, textiles, and food items.

The discovery of this mummy and the artifacts found with it can provide valuable insights into the Ychsma culture and its funerary practices. Additionally, the mummy can be studied to learn more about the woman’s health, diet, and lifestyle during her lifetime.