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The museum was inaugurated on September 19, 2009. It exhibits a recreation of the arrival, disembarkation, death and funeral of Naylamp, a mythical founding character of the Lambayeque culture. Likewise, it shows ceramic and metal objects discovered from archaeological investigations carried out in the archaeological zone.

The Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum is a museum in Lambayeque, Peru. It contains most of the important artifacts found at Huaca Rajada by archeologist Walter Alva in 1987, including the Lord of Sipán and his entourage. The museum was inaugurated in 2002. The museum was designed to resemble the ancient Moche tombs.

Huaca Rajada, also known as Sipán, is a Moche archaeological site in northern Peru in the Lambayeque Valley, that is famous for the tomb of Lord of Sipán, excavated by Walter Alva and his wife Susana Meneses beginning in 1987. The city of Sipán is dated from 50–700 AD, the same time as the Moche Period.

Chiclayo is the capital city of northwest Peru’s Lambayeque region. It’s a gateway to archaeological sites such as Huaca Rajada to the east, the discovery place of the tomb of the Lord of Sipán, a ruler of the ancient Moche culture. The Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum in the nearby city of Lambayeque shows artifacts from the tomb. Chiclayo is also known for its parks, gardens and access to beach resorts like Pimentel.

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