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3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas For Water God Were Answered

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas For Water God Were Answered

3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions...
Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru

Huarmey Queen: Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous in Ancient Peru

The Huarmey Queen is the name given to the 1200-year-old remains of a Wari woman found in a rich tomb in Peru. She...
The Caral temples in the arid Supe Valley. (Xauxa / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline

From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and...
The Jaguar Crown found in the Andean highlands of Peru; evidence reflects the Cupisnique were goldsmiths

Exploring the Cupisnique Civilization: First Amongst the Supernatural Decapitators?

The Cupisnique culture (1500 BC-200 BC) is considered one of the most definitive and influential societies that existed in the Jequetepeque Valley of...
Portrait of Francisco Pizarro. (ORGPE / Public Domain)

The Inkarri and the Golden City of Paititi: The Myths Born from Blood and...

On August 29, 1533, the Incan King Atahualpa , who only ruled for one single year, was ordered by Francisco Pizarro (1471-1541)...

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