First Pictures: Peru’s Rare, Unlooted Royal Tomb

Photographs from the discovery of the first unlooted royal tomb discovered from the Wari empire. The 1,200-year-old tomb is filled with precious artefacts—and human sacrifices.

Published 5 Nov 2017, 12:06 GMT
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