Articles by Maya Shwayder

Maya covers the U.N., Europe, and the Middle East for IBTimes. She joined the company in July 2012 after having previously worked with DNAinfo.com and Gawker.

She hails from Detroit, and has spent time living in The Netherlands and Italy.

Maya holds a bachelor's from Harvard in psychology and Italian language and literature, and a master's in journalism from Columbia.

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Pachacamac Mummy

1000-Year-Old Mummy Discovered In Peru

The team has sent samples for analysis and carbon-14 dating, but their preliminary analysis, considering the tomb and the location of the find, suggests that the mummy was buried sometime around 1000-1200 AD.