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The Scream was inspired by a Peruvian mummy

Munch’s famous painting was based on a Chachapoyas mummy discovered 130 years ago in Amazonas.We’ve all seen Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream.’ The famous …

Art

Andean Rock Art Pointed to Festival Sites in 300 B.C.

Human-made rock formations in Peru are older than famed Nasca lines.<p>Ancient residents of Peru laid down lines of rocks in the coastal desert that may have pointed to the sites of trade fairs, a new study suggests. The features date to around 300 B.C., centuries ahead of the famed Nasca lines. …

Peru plans to revive the spectacular Necropolis of Otuzco

The ancient necropolis of Otuzco bears testimony to the past grandeur of the people of Cajamarca, a valley nested in the highlands of northern Peru. …

Pre-Inca textile calendar returned to Peru

A 2,000-year-old, pre-Inca textile, thought to be an ancient calendar, has been repatriated from Sweden to its home in Peru.<p>It is one of the first treasures, part of a bigger collection, that will be returned over a number of years - after items were smuggled out of Peru decades ago by a …

Archaeologists discover Tiahuanaco tomb in southern Peru

Joint Polish-Peruvian dig was able to recover a number of undamaged artifacts. Archaeologists working in the Tambo Valley in the southern region of …

Archaeology

A History of the World In 100 Objects: Inca gold llama

It might be diminutive in stature, but this llama tells of a large portion of history.<p>The miniature figurine, wrought from hammered gold, would have …

El Camino del Inca: un patrimonio mundial falto de conservación

Las autoridades desatienden la ruta que conectaba Perú con Chile y Ecuador<p>"¿Qué andan haciendo por estas hieluras?”, pregunta una indígena a los …

Fotos de las piezas mochicas que buscan repatriar de Nueva York

Fotos de las piezas mochicas que buscan repatriar de Nueva York - 1<p>Fotos de las piezas mochicas que buscan repatriar de Nueva York - 2<p>Fotos de las …

Actualidades – Apascha: Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación

<i>Apascha – Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación</i><p>El Ministerio de Cultura declaró por Resolución Viceministerial Nº 059-2014-VMPCIC-MC «Patrimonio Cultural …

Unesco ofrece plan para proteger patrimonio cultural de Irak

Preocupada por las excavaciones ilícitas de yacimientos arqueológicos y el tráfico de objetos históricos en Irak por los terroristas extremistas, …

Ancient faeces reveal origins of Puerto Rican natives

DNA isolated from 1,600-year-old fossilized stools suggests migration from the Andes.<p>The answer to a Caribbean mystery could lie in fossilized …

Myra, Turkey: St. Nicholas’s Christian Capital

<i>This Bible History Daily feature was originally published in 2014.—Ed.</i> <br>At Myra, a 13th-century chapel's interior includes a cross-shaped window …