Tuesday, April 1, 2008

700-Year-Old Mummies Found in Peru

700-Year-Old Mummies Found in Peru pictures images photos pics galleryTwo of the oldest mummies found in Peru - so well preserved that one had an eye and internal organs intact.

Officials from the National Institute of Culture said the mummies - a young boy and a man in his mid-30s - were at least 700 years old.

They came from a culture that predated the Incas, who dominated a vast swathe of South America from Colombia to Chile until they were toppled by Spanish invaders in the 1530s.