Photo: Regional de Cultura de Ayacucho
A sundial, ancient relics and an underground tunnel believed to be from the Wari civilization of Peru has been discovered in the Ayacucho region of the country. Ayacucho, Peru holds one of the most spectacular ancient landmarks in the country - the Wari Archaelogical Complex (Complejo Arqueologico Wari).
The Wari civilization dates back from 600 to 1000 AD and flourished in what is now the coastal areas of Peru. Other Wari ruins have been discovered in the country in the cities of Chiclayo and Moquegua.
The discover was made by San Cristobal de Huamanga National University archeologists working in this antiquities rich area which was originally discovered in 1931. One of the relics found is believed to be a precursor to an Incan sundial while mummies are also believed to be in the area behind some of the wall markings found.