Friday, August 9, 2013

Tomb of Moche Priestess-Queen

Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown Moche priestess-queen who was buried about A.D. 750 at San José de Moro in the Jequetepeque River valley of northern Peru, the eighth such elite female burial found at the site since 1991 and supporting the theory of an ancient female-ruled society.

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