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New Inca road to Machu Picchu discovered

New Inca road to Machu Picchu discovered | Archaeology News | Scoop.it
Specialists at the Machu Picchu archaeological park have announced the discovery of a new section of Inca road.
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Ancient Tomb Built to Flood—Sheds Light on Peru Water Cult? National Geographic News

Ancient Tomb Built to Flood—Sheds Light on Peru Water Cult? National Geographic News | Archaeology News | Scoop.it

Archaeologists in Peru thought they had discovered something special when they uncovered the tomb of a pre-Inca priestess and eight other corpses in 2011. But an even bigger find was right beneath their feet.

 

Continuing their search for artifacts a year later, the team dug beneath the priestess, uncovering a basement tomb they believe was built by an ancient water cult and meant to flood.

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