The age of discovery is around 800 years old.
In the ruins of the citadel in Peru, archaeologists found 19 wooden idols in clay masks. Some of them were scepters or shields. According to researchers, the idols could “protect” fortress.
In Peru, the ruins of the citadel of Chan Chan, the former center of pre-Columbian cultures of Chimu in South America, archaeologists found 19 wooden idols in clay masks. The age of discovery is around 800 years old, about it reports the Ministry of culture of Peru.
“In the passage found in one of the citadels of Chan-Chan, was found 19 wooden idols in clay masks,” – said the Minister Patricia Balbuena.
The find was made in the framework of the restoration of the walls of the complex UTG Academy, which began in June of 2017 and be completed in may 2020.
Culture Chimu was roughly 1250-1470 years on the territory of modern Peru in Trujillo.
Its members exploited the extensive mineral deposits within its lands, and mined gold in the rivers. From Bolivia were shipped tin, by which made of bronze alloys.
In the manufacture of ceramics and gold jewelry Chema reached almost mass production. Representatives of the Chimu culture was distinguished by mastery in the ceramics and jewelry.
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