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1,000-Year-Old Gold Mask Found in Tomb Was Painted With Human Blood


October 29, 2021 –  10:15AM

A team of researchers recently investigated the paint coating a 1,000-year-old gold mask taken from an elite tomb of a community in western Peru that is today known as the Sicán. They were intrigued to find that the bright red paint contained human blood.

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