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In September of 1996, NOVA Online Producer Liesl Clark joined an expedition on Peru's Mt. Sara Sara to search for frozen sacrificial mummies. Click on any dispatch below for the daily accounts and images of what the expedition found.

Shawl pins

Artifacts Found on Top!
September 13, 1996
Male face of silver

More Artefacts Found!
September 18, 1996
partially-buried mummy face

Sacrificial Human Remains Found on Sara Sara!
September 19, 1996
Uncovering the skeleton

Mummy Named "Sarita"
September 25, 1996


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