Trujillo, Peru

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An archaeologist cleans a wooden idol at the entrance to a ceremonial center in the pre-Columbian adobe city of Chan Chan. Peru’s Ministry of Culture presented on Monday, 19 of the wooden idols, circa 1200-1350 AD, as part of a series of important archaeological discoveries in the Chan Chan citadel belonging to the ancient Chimu empire who were conquered by the Incas in the late 15th century.

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