The #Chinchorro mummies in northern Chile and southern Peru date to 7,000-1,500 B.C. They developed a process for mummification thousands of years before the ancient Egyptians, but they aren’t as well known. Scientists are now working to preserve the culture with UNESCO. CGTN's Joel Richards reports.

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