The Lady of Cao’s face

On Tuesday, July 4th, the Minister of Culture, Salvador del Solar, presided the ceremony that revealed the face of Ms. Cao, a powerful leader of Prehispanic Peru, after 10 months of intense work by the archaeologists of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex. Wiese Foundation and FARO Technologies.

In addition, it has managed to reproduce an exact replica of the body of the mummy and document with precision the Huaca Cao Viejo in 3D Laser high technology, a monument of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex which housed the remains of this exceptional woman until 2005, when it was discovered in the province of Ascope, La Libertad.

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This research project is a new effort to preserve, document, investigate and disseminate global cultural legacy of these invaluable archaeological evidence.

In doing so, the Wiese Foundation also hopes to promote visits to the El Brujo Archaeological Complex and thus contribute to the development and well-being of the communities that live in its area of influence.


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