Misc. Sites

Colca Canyon, Peru

Colca Canyon, Peru

Skulls and sundry human remains at ransacked precolumbian (Collagua) tombs in Colca Canyon, Peru. Some native cultures did, in fact, have traditions involving the display of remains–the Inca, for example, would display the remains of their king (an illustration is provided in Guamon Poma’s history). These bones were not meant to be displayed, however; the tombs were robbed and the bones left behind, and let set out by locals.
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