Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.

Untouched royal tomb found in Peru

Posted on Friday, 28 June, 2013 | Comment icon 33 comments | News tip by: kannin


Image credit: CC 1.0 Madeleine Price Ball

 
The graves of three ancient Wari queens have been unearthed in a rare undisturbed Peruvian tomb.

The remains were found alongside a treasure trove of gold and silver that has remarkably remained untouched over the centuries despite the area surrounding the tomb being looted numerous times by grave robbers. The discovery dates back to the Wari empire between A.D. 700 and 1000 at a time long before the construction of Machu Picchu by the Incas.

The Wari have remained something of a mystery over the years making the discovery of this intact tomb all the more valuable to archaeologists. Traces of insect pupae on the bodies suggest that the queens may have been taken out of the tomb and put on display at various times before being finally laid to rest.

"A rare, undisturbed royal tomb has been unearthed in Peru, revealing the graves of three Wari queens buried alongside gold and silver riches and possible human sacrifices."

  View: Full article

 Source: Live Science


  Discuss: View comments (33)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #24 Posted by zoser on 28 June, 2013, 20:32
how old do you figure they are than? and a little question who would you buy a burger from chef ramsey? or a bum that used to flip burgers in mc d's back in the 60's? same type one just has the more accurate quality My challenge to you will be simple. If you are convinced that the Aymara Indians (that's what they were; indians) performed highly accurate modular stonework in andesite then please provide the evidence. It must be available yes? Some convincing evidence of tools used would be nice. I'll wait.
Comment icon #25 Posted by seeder on 28 June, 2013, 20:32
seeder you would make an excellent thread smakcdown partner! you cream them ill stand around and look purdy!
Comment icon #26 Posted by seeder on 28 June, 2013, 20:34
My challenge to you will be simple. If you are convinced that the Aymara Indians (that's what they were; indians) performed highly accurate modular stonework in andesite then please provide the evidence. It must be available yes? Some convincing evidence of tools used would be nice. I'll wait. This thread is about a tomb zoser, its not a sly chance for you to begin talking about stuff that you had threads closed down for, now is it? Maybe you should start your own thread? Oh wait, no I know, they get closed down almost immediately dont they?
Comment icon #27 Posted by zoser on 28 June, 2013, 20:35
lol just using an example heres a better one having a certified company install a play gym in your backyard, or the drunk guy that says he can make a play gym out of used gum and spruce twigs, see the diff in quality? SHIZZAH! No evidence there. Just a claim; nothing more. Evidence needed would be folklore testimony for example. Do the Aymara actually claim to have created the PP site? Evidence suggests not. Where are the tools? What do the Aymara say that PP actually was? They should know. The folkore should have survived the relatively short time frame. Good luck with that.
Comment icon #28 Posted by zoser on 28 June, 2013, 20:36
This thread is about a tomb zoser, its not a sly chance for you to begin talking about stuff that you had threads closed down for, now is it? Maybe you should start your own thread? Oh wait, no I know, they get closed down almost immediately dont they? The OP started off with a premise regarding a comparison of time frames. That premise is faulty. You alerted me to the thread seeder. BTW Plenty of opportunities to expose the mainstream on this forum. No sly opportunities needed. For anyone with an ounce of perception it's a turkey shoot.
Comment icon #29 Posted by patagonianhorsesnake on 28 June, 2013, 20:49
man, zoser, what does them being "indians" have to do with their ability to work stone? whatever, the actual article is quite remarkable. i'm very curious to see more of what comes out of it.
Comment icon #30 Posted by seeder on 28 June, 2013, 20:51
For anyone with an ounce of perception it's a turkey shoot. you need to watch 'Shutter Island' a few times, and have a big think about it
Comment icon #31 Posted by kannin on 28 June, 2013, 21:22
My challenge to you will be simple. If you are convinced that the Aymara Indians (that's what they were; indians) performed highly accurate modular stonework in andesite then please provide the evidence. It must be available yes? Some convincing evidence of tools used would be nice. I'll wait. no i but i can tell you that long houses that were made by native americans here in canada would take a modern construction company twice the time to make with power tools, SHIZZAH!
Comment icon #32 Posted by kannin on 28 June, 2013, 21:24
and seeder is correct its a post about a tomb that can hel further our knowledge about a certain civilization has nothing to do with you your rants and unsupported thoeries, swallow a few aspirin grab a bear watch pink floyds the wall and open your boxed in mind a little sorry mate
Comment icon #33 Posted by coolguy on 29 June, 2013, 4:22
Very cool find.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5933938
255281
167852

 
NASA denies alien life announcement claim
6-27-2017
NASA has played down the suggestion that it is on the verge of announcing the discovery of alien life.
Mobile phones can reduce your brain power
6-27-2017
Scientists have determined that merely having your phone nearby can reduce your capacity to concentrate.
Georgia police officers stop speeding 'alien'
6-27-2017
When the cops pulled over a car in Alpharetta this week they discovered a rather unusual passenger.
Laser beam is 'as bright as a billion suns'
6-26-2017
The high-powered Diocles Laser in Nebraska is changing the way that scientists look at the universe.
Other news in this category
Lost Mesopotamian city discovered in Iraq
Posted 6-7-2017 | 11 comments
Archaeologists have unearthed the long-lost ruins of a 4,000-year-old city known as Xarab-i Kilashin....
 
Long-lost ancient temple discovered in China
Posted 6-5-2017 | 0 comments
Archaeologists have discovered the site of the Fugan Temple which was built around 1,000 years ago....
 
Egyptian mummy DNA study results revealed
Posted 6-4-2017 | 20 comments
Scientists have revealed the results of a recent study in to the DNA of 151 ancient Egyptian mummies....
 
Man finds Viking treasure with metal detector
Posted 5-21-2017 | 20 comments
Derek McLennan earned almost $2.6 million after unearthing a horde of 10th-century Viking artefacts....
 
Antikythera Mechanism mystery turns 115
Posted 5-17-2017 | 25 comments
It has been over a century since the ancient device was found in a shipwreck off the coast of Greece....
 
Burial chamber of Egyptian princess found
Posted 5-14-2017 | 15 comments
Archaeologists have made a fascinating discovery inside a 3,800-year-old pyramid in Dahshur, Egypt....
 
Did the biblical Tower of Babel really exist ?
Posted 5-12-2017 | 30 comments
A stone tablet discovered 100 years ago in Babylon may confirm the existence of the Tower of Babel....
 
Did Vikings bury, cremate 'dead' houses ?
Posted 4-30-2017 | 2 comments
There is evidence to suggest that Viking longhouses were 'buried' by being covered in mounds of Earth....
 
Ancient carvings confirm deadly comet strike
Posted 4-21-2017 | 837 comments
Symbols found at Gobekli Tepe seem to confirm that a comet struck the Earth in the year 10,950 B.C....
 
Mystery Leonardo da Vinci 'relics' discovered
Posted 4-21-2017 | 3 comments
Researchers in Italy have located two undisclosed 'relics' that once belonged to da Vinci himself....
 
Five 'lost' archbishops found beneath church
Posted 4-16-2017 | 6 comments
The remains of five former Archbishops of Canterbury have been unearthed under a medieval parish church....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ