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Mountain Cemetries – Karajia, Chachapoyas, Peru

These brilliantly sculpted sarcophagi are located impossibly high on a cliff-face. All around this area are similar burial sites - forgotten people of lost civilizations watching carefully over the magnificent mountain landscapes.

These brilliantly sculpted sarcophagi near Chachapoyas in the Northern Highlands of Peru, are placed impossibly high up on a cliff-face Рeach contained a mummy and is in excess of 2m tall. All around this area are similar burial sites (some are entire cities) most from unknown times. Forgotten people of lost civilizations guarding the magnificent mountain landscapes from their seemingly inaccessible vistas.