Lambayeque: Chotuna-Chornancap Site Museum Celebrates 9 Years Of Service


The Chotuna-Chornancap Site Museum, located between the imposing Chotuna and Chornancap huacas, celebrates today nine years of service to culture, a period in which it has received more than 39,400 visitors, both nationals and foreigners.

This museum was built with adobe, cane and mud and it tells the history of the archaeological site, the exhibition of the latest finds since 2017 and a recreation of the arrival of the mythical Naylamp.

The museum, inaugurated on September 19, 2009 by the Ministry of Culture, rescues the main façade of the Temple of the Friezes, whose theme symbolizes the reliefs with two-headed serpents, terrestrial and marine fauna, which resembles the architectural style of the pre-Hispanic buildings that settled on the site, according to Andina News Agency.

In these nine years of creation, the museum maintains its commitment to preserving the archaeological heritage, the ancestral knowledge, in addition to contributing to the progress and development of the eleven hamlets that are part of the community surrounding the archaeological complex”, the aforementioned media said.

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