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Museo Cao, Trujillo
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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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  • Museum Cao is together with the El Brujo ancient site so you will visit them together. The site was not completely open as there are some works, but the museum was a nice surprise. Most astonishing th...  more »
  • The Museum is worth a visit – English or Spanish skills are required, however, described only in these two languages; Exterior only partially to visit
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  • Amazing, Very Impressive, a must when in Trujillo. Not far from the city, wear comfortable shoes/clothing, a hat/cap and sunblock. 
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