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An Ancient Cemetery, Resurrected

Chauchilla Cemetery is an archeological site that had to be put back together after it was plundered by thieves. The original corpses in the necropolis were naturally mummified by the dry, desert climate of the Nazca region. Today, the site is protected by the Peruvian government, and 12 tombs have been rearranged and left on display for visitors.

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