Archaeologists found the ancient sanctuary in the Atacama desert


                                Археологи нашли древнее святилище в пустыне Атакама

Ritual complex, about three thousand years.

In one of the driest places on earth, the Atacama desert in Chile, scientists have discovered the ruins of an ancient ritual of the sanctuary. The ritual complex is about three thousand years. Many of the objects found in the stone structure, indicates their ritual purpose gold ornaments, mortars and millstones with traces of pigments and hallucinogenic plants, as well as more than two dozen infant victims.


                                Археологи нашли древнее святилище в пустыне Атакама

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Between the two complexes, scientists have found many similarities, as well as increasing over time the complexity of Neolithic culture.

“This large and complex buildings design, construction and maintenance of which required considerable expenditure of energy. And the use of hallucinogens, pottery, fine gold jewelry says about elaborate rituals,” the researchers say.


                                Археологи нашли древнее святилище в пустыне Атакама

The complex consists of several rooms, in which there were 10 nodules, pits, and 28 infant burials. In two of them the archaeologists found gold and ceramic jewelry, including a delicate head of a vulture with eyes of green malachite.

Recall that the portal “Around the world. Ukraine” has already written about the mysteries of the driest desert on the planet — the Atacama.

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