Issue 35

When, in 1911, the American explorer, Hiram Bingham, slashed his way through the South Peruvian forest to rediscover the Inca site of Machu Picchu, the world was rightly entranced. However, as this issue illustrates, there is much more to Peru than Machu Picchu.
Thus, the startled golden face, half child and half ‘space-cadet’, shown on the cover, was modelled by the Moche; people who lived along the Northern coast of Peru a thousand years before the Inca marched through the land. Found in 1987, it marked the site of the elite tombs of the ‘Lords of Sip

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Richard Hodges obsesses over Medieval Comacchio, Italy

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David Turner tours Diriyah, Saudi Arabia

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By Barry B. Powell Wiley-Blackwell, £50.00 'AOCCDRNIG TO RSCHEEARCH AT CMABRIGDE UINERVTISY, IT DEOSN'T MTTAER…

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Telling the time is basic to archaeology. It has never been straightforward. At first, there…

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Chris Turney, Macmillan, pb £9.99 Ice, Mud and Blood: lessons from climates past This article…

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The ruins of Great Zimbabwe extend over 720 hectares of rocky hill and valley in…

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There is a range of other must-see sites on the Northern coastal 'Moche Route' that…

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