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Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan

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Museo de sitio Huaca Rajada - Sipan

368 Reviews
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ruthandvern wrote a review Jun 2019
Wilton, California13,883 contributions1,134 helpful votes
We got a ride out and spent over an hour inside the museum reading every informational sign then taking in the accompanying visuals. To think this culture and civilization was functioning 1700, and more, years ago at such a high state of efficiency and skill is awesome. Their agricultural technique and sophistication in irrigation boggles the mind. Planting charts exist showing how to plant which plants. Of course the most highly visible and fascinating feature is the metal working. Copper, Gold, Silver all worked and used in ceremonial and hierarchy settings are found in the numerous tombs that have been unearthed to date. Priests, Warriors, Lord and old Lord, Guardian - each tomb holds the accoutrements of their rank, including whether they were placed in a bamboo encasement or a wooded one. Whether there was a female or child buried with you, or just a llama. Did you have sufficient vessels to hold you, how much loot were you buried with. Fascinating!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Vera S wrote a review Nov 2018
Cascais, Portugal139 contributions46 helpful votes
We went on site and were the only ones, same in the museum. There are a lot of great pieces in display and I highly recommend visiting
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Date of experience: November 2018
flomap wrote a review Oct 2018
USA104 contributions39 helpful votes
This museum has some of the most exquisite gold artifacts I have ever seen. The quality of craftsmanship was extraordinary.
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Date of experience: October 2018
YS K wrote a review Aug 2018
99 contributions64 helpful votes
The best part was the archeological site next to the museum. The museum was good but most artifacts were redundant from other other museums. I took a collectivo from Epsel terminal. Each ride is 3 soles. Just ask for Sipan Museo and someone will take you to a bus. You will be dropped off in front of the museum. You can take collectivo back in front of museum to Chiclayo.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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R D wrote a review Jun 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom59 contributions18 helpful votes
We had a private guide help us tour this extensive huaca and museum area, and it proved to be extremely helpful in enabling us to understand the sheer history contained and exposed in this one excavation locale. Off the beaten track it may be, but it's well worth the time to explore. Another significant 'building block' in the understanding of Peru's culture and history.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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