Chinchorro first to mummify their dead
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Chinchorro first to mummify their dead

Santiago : Chile | Aug 15, 2012 at 1:30 AM PDT
Source: SF Gate
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Trekking through Chile's Atacama Desert 7,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers known as the Chinchorro walked in the land of the dead. Thousands of shallowly buried human bodies littered the earth, their leathery corpses pockmarking the desolate surroundings. FULL ARTICLE AT SF Gate
 
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