Juanita, also called the 'Ice Maiden', was discovered in 1955 by Johan Reinhard, on the top of Mount Ampato, in the vicinities of Arequipa. The age of the girl at time of death was about 12 to 14, and she was sacrificed to an Inca God some 500 years ago.
The condition of Juanita is excellent, with the skin and teeth still intact. The mummie was found frozen and today they are still keeping her the temperature she was found in. With Juanita they found some artifacts, which are also in an excellent condition. They also found two other mummies which can be seen in the same museum.
Before showing you the mummies, the guides at the musuem shows a small video which is very interesting....Read More