Scientists have created a 3D model of the face of the ruler of Sipan, who lived in the III century. In Peru presented a 3D model of the face of the ruler of Sipan, who lived in the III century during the pre-Columbian culture of the urine. Developing it for quite a long time labored Peruvian archaeologists, odontologists and forensic experts. They also helped the Brazilian experts.
Tomb shimanskogo ruler found in 1987 by Peruvian archaeologist Walter Alva. It was not looted, therefore, was a precious find for scientists. On the importance of this discovery can be compared with the discovery of the famous tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
Walter Alva, archaeologist: “relatively speaking, the ruler of Sipan and Tutankhamun are two of the most important personalities of his age and his state. The Lord of Sipan was the head of the sacred dynasty, and the Pharaoh at that time was also a member of the Holy dynasty”.
According to experts, the reconstructed model of the ruler of Sipan suggests that many modern inhabitants of the region similar to the representative of this ancient culture.
Walter Alva, archaeologist: “We see that the face of the ruler is very similar to the faces of the Indians of Lambayeque who live there still. Fishermen, farmers of the region are direct descendants of that race.”
The Moche culture existed on the Northern coast of Peru from I to VIII century. The urine, or as they are called Mochica, was engaged in farming and fishing. They also had highly developed crafts.