Modern Colombia boasts a treasure trove of ancient sites, including the mountain city of Ciudad Perdida (see CWA 53), the megalithic sculptures at San Agustín, and the burial chambers of Tierradentro. The country’s star attraction, though, is Bogotá’s Museo del Oro – often cited as one of South America’s greatest museums, and home to more […]
The lost city of a lost civilisation – yet today it is one of the most important Pre-Hispanic sites in South America.
Calima and Malagana is a luxuriously-presented book that offers the fruits of nearly a quarter century of research in the Calima and Cauca valley of Colombia; and is written and edited by the very archaeologists who have pioneered archaeological investigation in the area. This corner of Colombia – the subject of an article in CWA […]
Digging Calima and its surrounding area, a bountiful corner of Colombia rich with pre-conquest treasures