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History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

By Paul Goulder –Special to the Peruvian Times — The author returns to his focus on Peru’s history with this and upcoming chapters.  The previous 11 chapters are listed at the end.  Introduction to Parts 12 to 14 The following three parts (12 to 14) throw the spotlight on Ayacucho and […]

Archaeologists Find Evidence of 1,000-Year-Old Wari Tombs

Archaeologists Find Evidence of 1,000-Year-Old Wari Tombs

Archaeologists working on a Wari complex in Peru’s central Andean region of Ayacucho said they may have found 1,000-year-old mausoleums, daily Peru.21 reported. Archaeologist Martha Cabrera said specialists have uncovered two underground galleries at the complex, which is located in the district of Quinua in the Huamanga province. The first […]

Archaeologists Find Human Remains in Walls of Wari Complex

Archaeologists Find Human Remains in Walls of Wari Complex

Archaeologists in northern Peru have uncovered human remains buried inside the walls of a pre-Inca archaeological site, challenging previously held theories about the complex, according to daily La Republica. The remains of three people were found within stone walls of the Wiracochapampa site, which is located some 3,000 meters above […]

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of Girl Sacrificed Some 1,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of Girl Sacrificed Some 1,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists have uncovered remains of a girl who was most probably used as a sacrifice some 1,500 years ago, according to RPP radio. The discovery was made in the district of Yautan, 40km inland from Casma in the Ancash region. The remains of the girl were discovered in a tomb by […]