The Lord of Sipán
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) The Lord of Sipán
Age 35-45
Sex Male
Status Ruler of Lambayeque Valley
Height approximately 1.63 m
Culture Moche
Date(s) late 3 rd century AD
Site Huaca Rajada archaeological site
Current Location
Location North Coast of Peru
Catalog # none


The Lord of Sipán was found wearing numerous pieces of expensive jewelry and ornaments. This leads archeologists to believe that he was of the highest class.




Additional InfoEdit

6 additional people were buried with the Lord of Sipán. Three females, two males, and an infant of about 9-10 years of age. A pet dog and male warrior were also found on the roof of the burial chamber.

External LinksEditán


A. (n.d.). The Tomb of the Lord of Sipan, Mochican Warrior Priest. Retrieved March 11, 2017, from

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