Qilakitsoq Photos

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Qilakitsoq is an archaeological site on Nuussuaq Peninsula, on the shore of Uummannaq Fjord in northwestern Greenland. Formally a settlement, it is famous for the discovery of eight mummified bodies in 1972. The remains that were found in an icy tomb dated to 1460 CE. Four of these bodies were preserved well due to being buried under a…
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