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El Brujo Archaeological Complex

13750, Peru
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Home to a High Priestess

At the Brujo archaeological complex roughly 40 miles from Trujillo, the remains of a Mochica high priestess, the Governess of Cao, were discovered in 2005. At the Cao Museum, travelers can view La Señora de Cao’s mummified body, featuring spider and snake tattoos with designs similar to those on Mochica pottery.

North Pan-American Highway, Kilometer 604, Chicama Valley, 51/(0) 16-11-4343. This appeared in the March/April 2013 issue.