Although the human head is a potent symbol in many South American cultures, archaeologists working at a site in Ecuador were surprised to find two babies buried with “helmets” made from the skulls of kids.
An archaeologist working at a site along the north coast of Peru recently discovered a cooking pot carefully buried under a house floor. The simple, well-used pot contained portions of a llama's face well
An ancient ceremonial site described as exceptional has been discovered in the Andes by marine archaeologists, who recovered ritual offerings and the remains of slaughtered animals from a reef in the of
A study on the pottery of Peru's Paracas civilization tells us more about their neighbors 2,000 years ago—and turns up a unique ingredient. The colorful pottery created by the ancient Paracas culture,
A solar phenomenon found above mysterious pillars, or saywas, was likely designed to broadcast the ‘sacred power’ of the Inca Growing up on the edge of the Atacama desert in northern Chile, Jimena Cruz