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Acllahuasi, the House of the chosen women, also known as Mamacona in Pachacamac was built by the Incas; photo: pachacamac.cultura.pe
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated October 09, 2018 2378   1   11   0   0  
The history of Lima and the population of the surrounding area did not only begin with the foundation of the colonial city by Francisco Pizarro in 1535. Actually, the area of today’s city and province of Lima was inhabited many thousands of years before that by numerous different, highly advanced pre-Hispanic cultures that left us impressive settlements and constructions....
The Larco Museum in Lima is a must visit when in town
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated May 04, 2017 7030   0   14   0   0  
Housed in a lovely restored 18th century viceroyalty-era mansion that was built over a 7th century pre-Colombian pyramid and surrounded by the most beautiful and tranquil gardens, the Larco Museum in Lima is a true jewel in the city’s museum scene.
Brazilian scientists revealed what Lord of Sipán, the famous Moche ruler, would have looked. Pictured is the 3D virtual facial reconstruction showing how the skull was found, the skull reassembled and the digital reconstruction
Technology & Science News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 04, 2017 1959   1   1   0   0  
When the untouched burial chamber of “El Señor de Sipan” (the Lord of Sipan) was discovered by a small group of Peruvian archaeologists led by Dr. Walter Alva in 1987 in the Huaca Rajeda, near Sipán in northern Peru, it was a sensation, an incredible archaeological discovery often compared to the one of Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt. ...
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