800-year-old wooden statues unearthed in Peru

Reuters Trujillo, La Libertad, Peru Oct 23, 2018, 11.33 AM(IST)

Twenty anthropomorphic wooden sculptures and an intricate adobe wall were unearthed at the Chan Chan archaeological complex in northern Peru, government officials said on Monday. The figures and the detailed wall are thought to have been buried more than 800 years ago. Researchers say the sculptures are the oldest idols discovered to date at the Chan Chan site. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews