Famous high-altitude archaeologist, Johan Reinhard makes his most exciting discovery yet, three perfectly preserved Inca mummies at the top of the 22,000-foot peak of Argentina`s Mount Lullaillaco volcano. These 500-year-old mummies and the artefacts found with them hold many clues to the ancient Inca rites of human sacrifice. National Geographic`s The Ice Mummies follows Johan to the highest archaeological site in the world to witness this remarkable discovery and the painstaking process of moving these mummies down the volcano for study.
Episode Length: 00:50:00
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