Lord of Wari, which was recently discovered after archaeological research in Vilcabamba, was unveiled in Cusco recently. The discovery ranks as one of the most important discoveries made in southern Peru ever. The Lord of Wari was discovered inside a tomb wearing a breastplate, bracelets, scepters, feathers, ceramics, gold, silver and textiles from the Wari culture. All these pre-Inca artifacts, unearthed near the Andean district of Vilcabamba in southeastern Peru, will be exhibited for a short period at the Casa Garcilaso museum in Cusco.
The Casa Garcilaso is one of the most visited museums in Cusco and is located in the house where Inca Garcilaso de la Vega used to live, two blocks away from the main square. According to archaeologists, the objects belonged to a noble from the Wari culture that flourished from 600 to 1100 AD in Peru's southern highlands.
For more about the Lord of Wari find, see http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110225/sc_afp/peruarcheologysociety_20110225170314
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