Andean civilizations
The Andean civilizations made up a loose patchwork of different cultures that developed from the highlands of Colombia to the Atacama Desert. They are mainly based on the cultures of Ancient Peru and ...
Andean civilizations - Wikipedia
Unearthed: The Lost Pyramids of the Americas
The Great Pyramid at the city of Caral in the Peruvian Desert is an ancient engineering marvel. The 5,000-year-old pyramid covers an area of five football fields and rises 98 feet high. #Unearthed
EGYPT & PERU PARALLELS
EGYPT & PERU PARALLELS – EVIDENCE OF A PREHISTORIC “GOLDEN AGE” Check out this short video outlining some of the Egypt / Peru parallels I´ve discovered, photographed, and posted online during the...
Is it "forbidden" to say the Giza people built these "Inca" buildings in Europe? Sardina, etc..
MYTH: The Fourth Dynasty reigned in Egypt, localised there. REALITY: The Fourth Dynasty is a modern historical representation for an ancient culture of WORLD...
Amazing Things We’ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
South America: The Original Cultures - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
The enigma of ancient South American development, [cultures evolving to the building of Monumental Structures BEFORE they have even learned to make ceramics - pottery], is wonderfully illustrated by w...
The Secrets Of Machu Picchu’s Skeletons
Located 2,430 m above sea level, where the Peruvian Andes meet the Amazon Basin, Machu Picchu is located on a picturesque ridge, and holds mysteries of an ancient past. Approximately 200 stone terrace...
Chan Chan – The Largest Mud-Brick City in the World
The Incan civilization is one of the most notable Pre-Columbian civilizations that existed in Peru. Prior to its rapid rise to power, however, there were other prominent civilizations, which today, ar
Ancient Peru
Peruvian territory was inhabited 14,000 years ago by hunters and gatherers. Subsequent developments include the appearance of sedentary communities that developed agriculture and irrigation, and the ...
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Cultural periods of Peru
This is a chart of cultural periods of Peru and the Andean Region developed by Edward Lanning and used by some archaeologists studying the area. An alternative dating system was developed by Luis Lum...
Norte Chico civilization
The Norte Chico civilization (also Caral or Caral-Supe civilization) was a complex pre-Columbian society that included as many as 30 major population centers in what is now the Norte Chico region of n...
Chavín culture
The Chavín culture is an extinct, prehistoric Paleo-Indian civilization, named for Chavín de Huántar, the principal archaeological site at which its artifacts have been found. The culture developed in...
Chavín culture - Wikipedia
Valdivia culture
The Valdivia Culture is one of the oldest settled cultures recorded in the Americas. It emerged from the earlier Las Vegas culture and thrived on the Santa Elena peninsula near the modern-day town of ...
Valdivia culture - Wikipedia
Nazca culture
The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from 100 BC to 800 AD beside the dry southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and t...
Nazca culture - Wikipedia
Moche
Moche can refer to:
Tiwanaku
Tiwanaku (Spanish: Tiahuanaco or Tiahuanacu) is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. It is the capital of an empire that extended into present-day Peru and Chile...
Tiwanaku - Wikipedia
Chachapoyas culture
The Chachapoyas, also called the Warriors of the Clouds, was a culture of Andean people living in the cloud forests of the Amazonas Region of present-day Peru. The Incas conquered their civilization s...
Chachapoyas culture - Wikipedia
Wari culture
The Wari (Spanish: Huari) were a Middle Horizon civilization that flourished in the south-central Andes and coastal area of modern-day Peru, from about AD 500 to 1000. (The Wari culture is not to ...
Wari culture - Wikipedia
Chimú culture
The Chimú were the residents of Chimor, with its capital at the city of Chan Chan, a large adobe city in the Moche Valley of present-day Trujillo city. The culture arose about 900 AD. The Inca ruler ...
Chimú culture - Wikipedia
Inca Empire
The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, lit. "The Four Regions"), also known as the Inka Empire or Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, politic...
Inca Empire - Wikipedia
Muisca people
The Muisca are the Chibcha-speaking people that formed the Muiscan Confederation of the central highlands of present-day Colombia's Eastern Range. They were encountered by the Spanish Empire in 1537,...
Muisca people - Wikipedia
Archaeological sites in Peru
Archaeological sites in Peru are numerous and diverse, representing different aspects including temples and fortresses of the various cultures of ancient Peru, such as the Moche and Nazca. The sites v...
Archaeological sites in Peru - Wikipedia
Inca
The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, lit. "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, political, and militar...
Inca - Wikipedia
Moche culture
The Moche civilization (alternatively, the Mochica culture, Early Chimu, Pre-Chimu, Proto-Chimu, etc.) flourished in northern Peru with its capital near present-day Moche and Trujillo, from about 100 ...
Moche culture - Wikipedia
Muisca
The Muisca are the Chibcha-speaking people that formed the Muiscan Confederation of the central highlands of present-day Colombia's Eastern Range. They were encountered by the Spanish Empire in 1537,...
Muisca - Wikipedia
Ushnu
An ushnu is a pyramid-shaped, terraced structure that was used by the Incas to preside at the most important ceremonies of the Tawantinsuyu.
Little is known of Ushnu's Quechua root, but it seemed ...
Ushnu - Wikipedia
Moche Crawling Feline
The Moche Crawling Feline is a specific stirrup spout vessel dating from 100—800 CE. This Moche ceramic effigy is currently in the collection of Larco Museum, in Lima, Peru. It comes from the North Co...
Moche Crawling Feline - Wikipedia