Category: South America

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Two decades have passed since the American archaeologist and anthropologist Michael Coe published Breaking the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Exactly 100 years ago, the explorer Hiram Bingham found Machu Picchu on the eastern slopes…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The fact that llamas defecate communally so that their dung is easily gathered underpins the…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The 100th anniversary of the ‘rediscovery’ of Machu Picchu in July 1911  has been marked…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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Shaped from the clays of the Amazon estuary, the elaborately decorated red, white, and black…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The enigmatic moai that brood over Easter Island (Rapa Nui) in the South Pacific are…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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When first discovered in 2001 by the archaeologist William Saturno of Boston University, the mural-covered…

Current World Archaeology 7 years ago
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The most avidly acquired antiquities of the New World during the last 50 years have…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Archaeologists and soil scientists have come up with the novel theory that the open areas…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Robots roam at Teotihuacan, Mexico Robots for exploring deep under pyramids are a new fashion…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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A team of archaeologists, working Peruvian Andes, has hailed as 'sensational' the discovery of three…

Current World Archaeology 8 years ago
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Machu Picchu symbolises the extent, technical skill, and productivity of the Inca Empire in its…