Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Peruvian Tomb
A well-preserved ancient tomb was found by a team of archaeologists in Ucupe, northern Peru. The scientists believe they have unearthed the tomb of Moche Indian leader.

Scientists said the 1,700 year old tomb was discovered in Ucupe, 416 miles from the capital city.

The tomb has well-preserved human remains and pieces of jewelry. It is believed to belong to a leader from the pre-Columbian Moche Indian and sheds light on that culture.