Sicán Museum and The Valley of the Pyramids

The Sicán museum is in Ferrañafe, to the north of Chiclayo and as well as housing many artefacts of this pre-Incan civilisation, also shows the strange methods they had for burying their dead.DSCN2135 The elite got to be accompanied by family and servants…

DSCN2136…and wear their regalia.

DSCN2142There are examples of manufacturing processes…

DSCN2152and the finished articles.

DSCN2158This reconstruction of a face looks more unhappy than the skull.

DSCN2162A live performance of an ancient ceremony.

DSCN2167Possibly the prettiest bike shed ever.

DSCN2169On to the Valley of the Pyramids,Túcume. 26 in total…

DSCN2176with spectacular views over the valley…

DSCN2199…and mountains.

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