posted on Jul, 20 2011 @ 09:48 PM
Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the tomb of a lord of the Lambayeque culture, believed to have been an executioner due to the
three ceremonial knives found buried with him.
July 15, 2011: A skull and bones sit on a pre-hispanic tomb recently discovered in Lambayeque, northern Peru. According to Carlos Wester,
chief of the team of archaeologists who discovered the tomb, it belongs to a top lord of the Lambayeque culture, believed to have been an
Near the pre-Hispanic tomb were human remains, as well as ceremonial knives, ceramic pots, a dress made from native cotton and a series of
rolled copper discs, said Carlos Wester, director of the Bruning Museum in Lambayeque and one of the tomb's discoverers.Wester told AFP the person
buried there was most likely in charge of human sacrifice.
"We found the perfectly preserved tomb of a sacrificer of the Lambayeque culture, with copper machetes and human offerings laid around them,"
Wester told the news agency. The tomb was found in a place called "ceremonial fertility and water," two weeks ago in the archaeological complex
Chotuna Chornancap, a thousand-year-old temple complex discovered in January 2010.
I don't know. Sure sounds convincing but it seems to me there is A LOT of wiggle room here. Anyway, for us folks that like this stuff, there you go.
It will be interesing to see whatelse is uncovered there.
So much blood shed for what? You would think along the way Someone would have said.... "You know... this might not be to the best of our
advantage.... lets try Not sacraficing people and see what happens?
A Peace Movement instead of a Piece Movement.
Found some interesting pics:
All those cultures were sure into the Blood and Oramental Showman Style-it seems.
Any ATSer know much about this place-been there etc?
edit on 7/20/2011 by anon72 because: (no reason given)