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5000-year-old Pyramid Structure Leads to Grizzly Finds In Peru

5000-year-old Pyramid Structure Leads to Grizzly Finds In Peru

In Peru, archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious pyramid structure in a massive archaeological complex. The pyramid may have been used for ceremonial purposes...
Water Cult’s Megalithic Temple in Peru was Re-Purposed for Death

Water Cult’s Megalithic Temple in Peru was Re-Purposed for Death

A megalithic temple found near the springs of the Zaña Valley river in Peru is an interesting find for several reasons. First, it’s...
AI Identifies New Geoglyphs Among Nazca Lines in Peru

AI Identifies New Geoglyphs Among Nazca Lines in Peru

The Nazca Lines in Peru are among the most mysterious geoglyphs in all of archaeology. These glyphs of humanoids, geometric shapes, and...
The Inca Empire: What Made it so Powerful?

The Inca Empire: What Made it so Powerful?

The Inca (also spelled as Inka) Empire was a South American empire that existed between the 15th and 16th centuries. The Inca Empire...
Student Defends Thesis In Ancient Andean Quechua Language

Student Defends Thesis In Ancient Andean Quechua Language

A Peruvian student, Roxana Quispe Collantes, has written and defended her post-doctoral thesis “in Quechua”, the ancient language of the Andean Incas. Quispe Collantes...
A Caballito.

Riding Peruvian Waves for 2000 Years on the Totora Reed Raft

Traveling on the dry windswept northern coast of Peru, beside a spectacular landscape, one finds interesting ways whereby people make a living. That’s...
Headhunting and Shrunken Heads: Gruesome Ancient War Trophies

Headhunting and Shrunken Heads: Gruesome Ancient War Trophies

Headhunting is a practice that has been carried out by numerous cultures throughout the world. For instance, during the Qin dynasty in...
Bernard Keiser has been treasure hunting on the remote Chilean island since 1998. (La Tercera)

Treasure Hunter Permitted to Dig for $10 Billion Inca Hoard

A Dutch treasure hunter has clashed with a Chilean politician over the legendary treasure of Robinson Crusoe Island. Robinson Crusoe Island is a...
Machu Picchu panoramic. (jos_persona /Adobe Stock)

Researchers Claim X Marks the Spot for Machu Picchu

The ancient Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu is considered one of humanity's greatest architectural achievements. Built in a remote Andean setting atop a...
Less than three decades ago Peruvian hairless dogs were on the very brink of extinction. (Barna Tanko /Adobe Stock)

Hairless Dogs Hang Out at Peru’s Ancient Pyramids

Ancient hairless dogs parade around Peru’s pyramids, looking for new love. A Peruvian hairless dog known as “perro peruano sin pelo” is defined...

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