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Gold and artefacts from pre-colonial Peru are the star attractions at the National Gallery of Australia's (NGA) summer show. When the Spanish Conquistadors arrived in South America they melted down nearly all the gold they could get their hands on...
The results shed new light on how early states evolved into empires in the region that became the Inca imperial heartland. The Dartmouth study is the first large-scale look at the settlement patterns and power of the Wari civilization, which
Sheila Hartley gets a close-up view of gloves and a drinking cup made of gold decorated with standing figures during the preview Tuesday of "Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon," opening Thursday and running through Jan. 5 at Seattle Art Museum.
Some of the items are said to date back a millennium and they include well-preserved puma heads carved of stone and pieces of gold leaf hammered into other anthropomorphic forms. Project leader Christophe Delaere said during a televised meeting
Visiting The Great Wall of China was a priority for 18 per cent of people The top 10 dream destinations 1 Great Barrier Reef 31% 2 Northern Lights regions 27% 3 Safari (Africa) 19% =4
Zac Efron chose an interesting place to escape this month ... jetting off to the mountainous cocaine capital of the world ... but he wasn't there for the skiing. The above photos were snapped on September 11th in Peru, showing Efron smiling with fans.
It's unknown when the city was begun some sources say as early at the 7th century BCE but it wouldn't have reached its greatest size until the period between 500-1000 CE, when it was five stories deep with room for 20,000 people, plus livestock,
The former mountaintop refuge of Incan royalty has elegant halls and plazas much like those of fabled Macchu Picchu just 50 km away. Yet only a handful of tourists visit the ruins each day those willing to make a two-day hike and climb a mountain to
In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Inca Empire was the largest South America had ever known. Rich in foodstuffs, textiles, gold, and coca, the Inca were masters of city building but nevertheless had no money...The Inca Empire may be the
Luis Jaime Castillo, a Peruvian archaeologist with Lima's Catholic University and an incoming deputy culture minister, flies a drone over the archaeological site of Cerro Chepen in Trujillo August 3, 2013. In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city