Secrets of the Huari civilization: a royal tomb found in Peru




Secrets of the Huari civilization: a royal tomb found in Peru


About Native American culture Huari pre-Inca period, which existed in the Central Andes in the southern and central coast of modern Peru in about 500 AD. e. – 1000 BC. e. at the moment nothing is known. As the resource, at present, scientists discovered the first intact royal tomb, which is located in a four-hour drive from Lima, and can reveal many secrets of the Huari Empire.

The tomb was discovered by a group of archaeologists led by Milos Hertz. Age tomb is about 1,200 years old. In it, archaeologists found more than a thousand unique items, including items made of gold and silver. Among the tools and ornaments scientists also found more than 60 skeletons, three of which belong to the kings of the Huari. The rest, according to scientists, is likely to have been sacrificed. This is evidenced by their sitting postures.

According to scientists, the Huari Empire was big enough and occupied most of the current Peru. The number of settlers, according to conservative estimates, in those days was more than 40,000 people. In comparison, the population of Paris in the same time was 25 000. For scientists still remains a mystery how the Wari empire managed to create such a size. A group of archaeologists has just started to explore the tomb and finds that in the foreseeable future can give a lot of answers.

“Huari civilization can be compared with the empire of Alexander the Great”

– Said Krzysztof Makowski Hanul of the Catholic University of Peru.




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