TITLE

Face Time

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/10/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the discovery by archaeologists of the mummy of a woman buried in Lima, Peru. Scientists believe the mummy belonged to the Wari people, a group who lived in what is now Peru for about 500 years, between A.D. 600 and 1100. Archaeologists also found the mummies of two other adults in the tomb, along with ceramic pottery and textiles.
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34695798

 

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