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the mummy of a 15 year old child who has been dead for about 500 years.found in 1999 near Llullaillaco's 6739 meter summit. An expedition found the perfectly preserved body. According to the Inca she was chosen to go and live with the gods. But in reality she was a sacrifice to the Inca Gods.

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