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A team of Polish and Peruvian researchers has discovered one of the most remarkable tombs in South America, and despite much excitement, the excavators knew they had to keep it a secret from the public.
NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wealth and glory of the mysterious pre-Incan, Moche people is brought to life in the new docudrama, El Senor de Sipan airing on national Spanish network, Vme on Friday, April 15 at 9:00pm(et/pt) and Sunday, April 17 at 9:00pm (et/pt).
Archaeologists have discovered what is believed to be an ancient ceremonial ground that was used for human sacrifices by members of a Pre-Columbian civilization.
Archeologists excavating a site in northern Peru have stumbled upon the roughly 600-year old remains of almost three dozen humans, who appear to have been ritualistically sacrificed by the Incas.
Archaeologists exploring northern Peruâ€™s Cerro Patapo archaeological site have unearthed the ruins of an entire city, investigators said Tuesday.
The sophisticated design and colorful artwork found in a 4,000-year-old temple unearthed near Peru's northern desert coast suggests that early civilization here was more complex than originally thought, archaeologists said.
Carbon dating tests and excavation of a colorful pre-Incan temple indicate that it was built thousands of years ago by an advanced civilization, a prominent archaeologist said in comments published Sunday by a Peruvian newspaper.
By Fagan, Brian Archaeology continues to be an irresistible lure to publishers, broadcasters and the general public. And the last fifteen years have seen an extraordinary number of spectacular finds across the globe and equally spectacular revelations from ever more sophisticated lab techniques.
Archeologists probing Peru's lifeless northern desert discovered a 1,500-year-old mummy that may unlock secrets of the Moche, one of the mysterious civilizations that once ruled the Andean nation.
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