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Huaca Rajada

The Lord of Sipan

Huaca Rajada Lord of Sipan Tomb

This is a truly remarkable archeological site due to the discovery of the Lord of Sipán, a warrior and ruler from the Moche culture. He was buried around 250 CE.

When you visit the site, what you see is a replica. The original has been taken to the Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipán, a modern museum about 15 minutes north of Chiclayo.


The archeological site is less than an hour inland from Chiclayo. You can book a tour at any of the tour agencies in Chiclayo or hire a guide on site.

>1200: Pre-Inca Times

North Coast Archeology

Moche & Chimú

Peru’s Archeology In-A-Week

North to south, old to older

Text © Heather Jasper

Image by Wikimedia commons