The social inequalities of the ancient canaries are also evident in the treatment given to the body after death. It is likely that the preparation of the corpse prior to its placement in mounds, caves, cysts or pits, was widespread to almost the entire population. However, it would be the complexity of this practice that would vary by virtue of the position in the social structure of this community each of its members had.
This is illustrated by the fact that in some burial sites what has traditionally been designated with the term “momias” or “mirlados” has been recovered, examples of which can be seen in this and the next room. The characteristics of some of these “mirlados” lead to the point that, after death, a certain segment of society would receive a complex treatment that can today be observed in the number and quality of the layers that surround the corpse, of which it is a clear testimony of the juvenile individual that is preserved in this room.