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WATCH | Chile's Chinchorro mummies receive heritage listing – Lifestyle

02 August 2021 - 10:00 By Reuters

Chile's Chinchorro mummies, the oldest in the world to have been discovered to date, were added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Chinchorro mummies are displayed in Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, around 2051 km (1274 miles) north of Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
Chinchorro mummies are displayed in Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, around 2051 km (1274 miles) north of Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
Image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo
Chinchorro mummies are seen inside Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, north Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
Chinchorro mummies are seen inside Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, north Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
Image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo
A mummified Chinchorro child is seen in Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, around 2051 km (1274 miles) north of Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
A mummified Chinchorro child is seen in Azapa's San Miguel Museum in Arica city, around 2051 km (1274 miles) north of Santiago, Chile October 27, 2005.
Image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo
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