In an imposing building located in the highest reaches of the Chachapoyan citadel of Kuélap, a team of archaeologists have uncovered one of the most important tombs yet found.
Back when Miraflores was a small seaside town some way outside Lima, long before the construction of the highway that runs along the foot of the cliffs of the Costa Verde, the well-to-do of Lima would walk down the cobbled street of the Bajada Balta to the beach resort to spend a summer’s afternoon by the sea.
A tomb with four mummies belonging to the Wari culture, known for using the pyramidal structures of the cultures they conquered on the coast as burial sites, has been discovered in Lima’s Huaca Pucllana.
The statuettes of Caral are revealing a great deal about the civilisation that produced them, one of the oldest in the Americas.
Opened in 1920 with ownership then transferred to the city in 1929, the Municipal Theatre was considered among the best on the continent. Suffering complete destruction in a fire that left only a shell in 1998, long delayed restoration has finally been completed with the re-inauguration taking place on the 11th of October 2010.
Only ever seen by a few people over the past century, the Inca site of Inkaraqay located on an inaccessible and nearly vertical side of the Huayna Picchu mountain that overlooks Machu Picchu, is only now being revealed to the wider world.
4000 year old temples found in Cajamarca, light shed on an ancient Andean-Amazonian civilisation.
Called Atumpucro, it has some 150 circular homes and impressive walls. Seated on a hill of the same name, it was found in the province of Luya by photographer and explorer Martín Chumbe.
Photos of the Plaza de Armas as it appeared in the 1960s!
Announced last week, the 197-foot-long (60-meter-long) sacrificial chamber or passageway at the Huaca Bandera archaeological site belonged to the Moche culture.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of 79 Chachapoyans while carrying out restoration work at the hill-fortress of Kuelap in Northern Peru.
German archaeologist and explorer Klaus Koschmieder has made a huge number of discoveries relating to the Chachapoyan civilisation, single-handedly writing the book on the builders of the lost cities of Kuélap and Gran Pajaten.