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Camisea Pipeline Unearths Ancient Peru Relics
Reuters ^ | Wed Sep 15, 2004 04:50 PM ET | Marco Aquino

Posted on 09/20/2004 11:03:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

The construction of the 454-mile pipeline through the jungle and over the Andes to the coast has unearthed some 1,000 archeological sites from a range of civilizations across Peru that trace 9,000 years of history, archeologists say. The artifacts, which total 72 tons in weight, include mummies, textiles, jewelry, ceramics and weaponry that time and even the humidity of the jungle have been unable to destroy... One of the most exciting finds are the relics of the little-known Echarate culture, which lived some 3,300 years ago in today's Cuzco province

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Reference; Religion; Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: andes; archaeology; camiseapipeline; echarateculture; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; history; marcoaquino; mummies; peru
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George W. Bush will be reelected by a margin of at least ten per cent

1 posted on 09/20/2004 11:03:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: blam; FairOpinion; Ernest_at_the_Beach; SunkenCiv; 24Karet; 2Jedismom; 4ConservativeJustices; ...
Coca leaves -- betcha can't eat just one!
Please FREEPMAIL me if you want on, off, or alter the "Gods, Graves, Glyphs" PING list --
Archaeology/Anthropology/Ancient Cultures/Artifacts/Antiquities, etc.
The GGG Digest
-- Gods, Graves, Glyphs (alpha order)

2 posted on 09/20/2004 11:03:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (
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"Coca leaves -- betcha can't eat just one! "

aka...Peruvian Marching Powder.

3 posted on 09/20/2004 11:12:27 PM PDT by Khurkris (Proud Scottish/HillBilly - I am grumpy today...I may stay grumpy for a while.)
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To: SunkenCiv; Cuttnhorse


4 posted on 09/20/2004 11:16:41 PM PDT by ValerieUSA
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To: ValerieUSA

Really cool.

Once while working on a project in central Peru I heard one of the Peruvian supervisors yaking on the radio about something one of the dozer operators had in his cab. I drove to the site to find the operator had a skull rolling around the cab of his D-8. The skull was quite old and we subsequently unearthed and preserved a very old tomb.

This kind of stuff is all over Peru.

5 posted on 09/21/2004 3:18:43 AM PDT by Cuttnhorse (John Kerry, Unfit to be Commander in Chief)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thanks for the post and PING

6 posted on 09/21/2004 9:24:39 AM PDT by Henchman (Vote Communist - elect Kerry!)
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February 2005 bump
7 posted on 02/04/2005 11:22:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Ted "Kids, I Sunk the Honey" Kennedy is just a drunk who's never held a job (or had to).)
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This topic was posted 9/21/2004, first bump since 2005.

8 posted on 09/21/2022 7:37:54 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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