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In the center of the cave is a throne carved out of rock. Beside the throne are steps that lead deeper into the cave. It is thought that the caves were used to hold mummies. The Temple of the Moon dates back 1500 years; if this is true, then it predates the Inca. It was rediscovered in 1936. It lies 1,280 feet (390 meters) below the summit on the north side of Huayna Pic’chu.
In the center of the cave is a throne carved out of rock. Beside the throne are steps that lead deeper into the cave.
Keeping in mind that caves, like springs, were thought to be entrances for the Gods
it looks like it was a burial place, according Astete and Mormontoy. "That was probably the tomb of a senior official in the area or a priest, well achieved by the architecture. The seat is there is important because the mountains are sighted. "