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2014-04-09 23:24:00

The best-in-class Libertador Hotels in Cusco, Peru, offer guests an exquisite place to stay when touring the impressive pre-Columbian ruins found at Machu Picchu. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Cusco, Peru, is claimed as the historic capital of the Incan Empire, where more than 2 million visitors travel to each year. The most popular attraction in Cusco is Machu Picchu, which the UK Journal, The Telegraph, included in their latest "World's Best Ruins" list. Chris Moss, the...

2013-12-23 23:04:29

Aerial Digital Archeology & Preservation (A.D.A.P), a non-invasive technology research group, has been exploring a mysterious rock structure discovered in the remote area of the Llanganates, a region famous for its connections with Inca legends. The site could belong to an ancient culture, be the emerged part of a buried pyramid, the lost tomb of the most famous Inca ruler or a unique natural formation. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Bruce Fenton, a British author, published a...

Pre-Incan Wari People Exercised Restraint In Establishing Its Culture
2013-10-17 06:42:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A complex pre-Columbian America civilization that preceded the Inca Empire, the Wari didn't rule by pillage, plunder and iron-fisted bureaucracy alone. A new study from Dartmouth College shows that the Wari people initially created loosely administered colonies to expand trade, provide land for settlers and tap natural resources across much of the central Andes. The findings, published in the Journal of Anthropological...

2013-09-29 23:04:37

Tour Focuses on How Disasters and Climate Change Affected Ancient People Cortez, CO (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 With drought, floods, and earthquakes frequently making the evening news, scientists are investigating how ancient civilizations responded to catastrophes as a way to learn about how disasters and climate change may affect our world. Next year, travelers can join two scholars in this field on Crow Canyon’s Pre-Inca Cultures of Peru: Ancient Cultures and Catastrophes in the...

Evidence Suggests Incas Drugged Child Sacrifices
2013-08-06 18:32:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Incas were known for a ritual sacrifice called 'capacocha' and a new analysis in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that the young children who gave their lives in this ritual were most likely drugged and drunk around the time of their death. In the study, an international archeology team analyzed the 500-year-old remains of three children who were naturally mummified atop the 20,000-foot-high...

2013-06-18 23:01:16

Primitive will feature a collection of rare pre-Columbian stone votives called Canopa as part of an exhibition of Ancient Stone from Around the World opening June 21. The votives may contain a message about our stewardship of earth. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Primitive, the well-known Chicago gallery, unveiled a collection of pre-Columbian stone votives from the farmlands of Peru known as Canopa. These small hand-chiseled containers are considered exceptionally rare and usually seen...

Mini-camera That Has Maxi-brainpower
2012-08-23 14:18:26

Torrential rapids, plunging mud holes and soaring hurdles: in the outdoor competitions at the Olympic Games, athletes pushed themselves to the limit. But it´s hard to depict this in pictures alone. This is why researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS created an intelligent camera that instantly delivers additional metadata, such as acceleration, temperature or heart rate. The new INCA can be seen at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam from September 7 - 11 (Hall 8,...

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2011-05-23 06:10:00

Machu Picchu, the famous Inca city set in the Peruvian Andes, celebrates the centenary of its 'discovery' by the outside world. Now, a study published in archaeological review Antiquity explains that lowly llama droppings provided the basis for the growth of Incan society, BBC News reports. As agriculture became established over hunting to sustain the community about 2,700 years ago in the Cuzco area where Machu Picchu sits, the development of agriculture and the growing of...

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2010-11-21 07:15:00

The president of Peru said Friday that Yale University has agreed to return thousands of artifacts that had been taken away from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu almost a hundred years ago. Just hours after Peru's announcement, the university issued a statement expressing agreement with the results of its talks with Peru. The artifacts have been at the center of a long dispute for years, with Peru filing a lawsuit against the university in a US court. Peruvian president Alan Garcia said a...

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2009-07-23 12:46:58

Archeologists said on Wednesday that a pre-Incan mummy and eight other skeletons have been dug up from under what is thought to have been a shantytown in the middle of Peru's capital. For years, homeless people lived on the Huaca Huantille ruins, not knowing underneath them contained an ancient burial site. Archeologists Roberto Quispe said the bones were from the Ychsma civilization dating from between 1000 and 1400 AD. The burial site was found after city officials and Peru's national...


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