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Archaeology students uncover long-lost pre-Hispanic mural in Peru


After a four-year search, a team of archaeologists, led by Sam Ghavanmi, have found a 1,000-year-old mural, known as the "Huaca Pintada," in a village in Lambayeque, northern Peru.

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