Inca-era tomb unearthed beneath home in Peru’s capital

500-year old structure, found in working-class area of Lima, thought to contain remains of society elites

Scientists have unearthed an Inca-era tomb under a home in the heart of Peru’s capital, Lima, a burial believed to hold remains wrapped in cloth alongside ceramics and fine ornaments.

The lead archeologist, Julio Abanto, told Reuters the 500-year-old tomb contained “multiple funerary bundles” tightly wrapped in cloth.

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