In the Peruvian city of Huanchaco on the north coast of the country did
amazing discovery. Local archaeologists have dug up mysterious
burials whose age is estimated at about two thousand years.
Scientists were somewhat shocked when they noticed in ancient graves
human skeletons with extra arms and legs!
Of course, after some thought, experts have come to
the conclusion that someone probably just provided the remains with extra
limbs, but the authors of the find still can not get rid
from the feeling that the bones of outlandish anthropomorphic creatures were discovered
with lots of arms and legs. Just some kind of mysticism.
But even if such a mysterious burial is rational and
the simple explanation, the discovery still looks rather sinister.
Why did someone need to put additional graves
limbs, and where did they get them from? It should mean that somewhere
there are burials with skeletons that lack hands and
Total archaeologists stumbled upon 54 graves belonging to the local
Viru culture. This little-studied culture existed
approximately 100-750 AD in the region of Libertad, as well as
in the valleys of Viru and Chicama in the territory of modern Peru. Indians
created large adobe structures and even erected a whole
fortress, which became the center of their society. They were engaged in rural
farming, growing beans, corn, cotton, pepper and much
another, and also successfully fished.
Peruvian scientists have yet to figure out the purpose of such
strange funeral ritual. For example, in one grave it turned out
the skeleton of a man with four arms, and in the other – the remains
teenage girls with three legs. Victor Campania governing
excavated, claims that the naked eye is impossible
determine which limbs belonged to during a lifetime
the dead man. It remains to be hoped that experts will decide this strange
the riddle …