Revash Mausoleums

The Revash mausoleums are a necropolis that belongs to the Chachapoyas Culture. They are located in the Santo Tomás district, Luya province, Amazonas department. Located at 2,800 meters above sea level, these collective tombs occupy both natural and excavated caves in the rocky wall of an imposing ravine.

It belonged to an archaeological complex parallel to the Chachapoyas culture (1,100-1,300 AD). These mausoleums are said to have been used to bury powerful and prestigious members of ancient cultures, such as millennial pre-agricultural societies. In some of its buildings you can appreciate ocher cave paintings that represent animals and people, as well as remains of ropes, ceramics, bones, nets and necklaces.