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Wari Queen

Protected from looters by a sediment layer consisting of 30 tons of loose stone, the remains of this Wari queen lay exactly where mourners left her some 1,200 years ago at El Castillo de Huarmey. Bioarchaeologist Wieslaw Wieckowski, who reassembled this well-preserved skeleton, is now piecing together her story.

Text Source: National Geographic
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