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Museo Cao, Trujillo

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Visit Museo Cao, a museum in the El Brujo archeological site containing exhibits related to the ongoing excavations. View the famous Lady Cao--a female mummy with numerous tattoos, discovered onsite in 2006 and believed to be an important leader in her time. See the model of what the mummy supposedly looked like in her lifetime, during the 5th century CE. Roam the site, surrounded with sugarcane fields, and view funeral objects, jewelry, war weapons, and other interesting artifacts found upon the discovery of the complex. A visit to Museo Cao represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Trujillo tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It is a fairly new Museum, but what there is, is very interesting. That Yes, we must make the tour of the Huaca and then enter the Museum where you can see the Lady of Cao.
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  • I went with my friends to enjoy our culture and I love to learn new things and learn more about our ancestors
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  • The main draw here is the mummy of the lady of Cao.with all her tattoos. You will see an excavated temple and her burial place. Interesting site. 
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Visit for 2​h 30​m