They were escorted on foot by their families and the Inca elders on the lengthy journey to Llullaillaco
. Their job was to keep the children alive on the long trek up to the 6,700M summit, our highest was 4,600M and it was tough at times even for us.
(2013) of the Llullaillaco
mummies confirm the sacrificed children were given large quantities of alcohol before death.
Investigaciones Arqueologicas en el Volcan Llullaillaco
. Complejo Ceremonial Incaico de Alta Montana.
Por ejemplo, para el caso particular de los ninos de Llullaillaco
La fotografia, durante los ultimos anos han sido principalmente usada en las noticias sobre las tres momias recuperadas del Volcan Llullaillaco
, aunque otras informaciones de variadas tematicas muestran imagenes y con pequenos mapas localizan los sitios o yacimientos en el espacio (ver Ramundo 2008e).
Known as La Doncella ("the maiden"), she was found in 1999 at the summit of Argentina's Mount Llullaillaco
. Archaeologists say she is one of three Inca children sacrificed in a religious ritual 500 years ago.
They included the 15-year-old "Llullaillaco
Maiden" and seven-year-old "Llullaillaco
They were found near the summit of Mount Llullaillaco
, a 22,000ft-high volcano on the border of Argentina and Chile.
Sendo suas fronteiras constituidas por areas de grande interesse turistico devido a presenca das colinas do Rincon, Aracar, Salin e Llullaillaco
e dos vulcoes Socompa, Tres Cruces e Ojos del Salado.
From mountaintop to museum, it has been a long journey for these mummies, which were discovered in 1999 on El Llullaillaco
, the highest mountain in Salta Province, 250 miles from the city of Salta, near the Chilean border.
, Argentina--Chile border The snowcapped Llullaillaco
volcano, which last erupted in 1877, looms 6,700 metres over the vast, parched Atacama desert.
84 Three 500-year-old Inca mummies were found on Argentina's Mouth Llullaillaco