Peruvian mummy

Peruvian mummy

E439/0041 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.6MB

Downloadable file size: 5.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature Desert Mummies Of Peru


Caption: Mummy amongst cloth and artefacts in a desert. Mummies such as this are found in several cemetery sites in the arid highlands of southern Peru. The extreme dryness has preserved the mummies, some of which still possess even their skin and hair. These are the remains of people who inhabited the area around 2000 years ago. Many of the cemeteries have been ransacked by grave robbers, and bones and other remains are scattered on the sand.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anthropology, arid, body, bones, dead, desert, dessicated, dried, dry, fossil man, hominid, hominids, hominin, human, mummified, mummy, palaeoanthropology, palaeontology, paleoanthropology, paleontology, peruvian, sandy, skeleton, skull

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.