Archaeology

4,000-year-old temple mural unearthed in northern Peru

Radiocarbon tests announced on Nov. 10 date a multicolored mural excavated in northern Peru to 4,000-years-old. This makes it the oldest mural in the Americas and part of the late preceramic period – 3500 to 1800 B.C. The mural depicts a deer trapped under a multicolored net. Deer hunting was […]

by · November 12, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Archaeology

Peru’s matriarch historian profiled

María Rostworowski de Diez Canseco, one of Peru’s most accomplished and celebrated historians, sat down for an interview with daily La Republic. The result is an excellent profile of the 92-year-old matriarch of Peruvian historical study. Enlace Nacional followed up a day later with its own treatment of Rostworowski, digging […]

by · November 5, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Archaeology