Peru's heritage museum showcases history through textiles

The collection includes mummies, tattooed human fragments, musical instruments, dolls, and ceramics - all shut away in vaults.

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    Peru's capital is showcasing an unique collection of 3,000-year-old textiles.

    Other priceless treasures are also on show in a family-run museum in Lima.

    But many more remain hidden away because the family can not afford a bigger building to exhibit them in.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.


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