Amazonian warriors parade with a mummy during processions for Inti Raymi festival, Cusco, Peru
The Incas practised ancestor worship and the mummified remains of rulers and priests were often kept in temples and paraded on important occasions.
Photograph ID: IntiRaymi2010D77
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2010
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Photograph size: 20.7 Mpixels (59.3 MB uncompressed) - 3718x5577 pixels (12.3x18.5 in / 31.5x47.2 cm at 300 ppi)
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