“Radiocarbon dating will give a more precise chronology.” In a Facebook post, the Uni of San Marcos said the remains likely belonged to a “resident of the Peruvian highlands”. The discovery, the University argued, sheds new light on a multi-ethnic region that
Peru lies within the Ring of Fire, a seismic hotspot also known as the Pacific Rim, impacting the coastal areas of the countries around the Pacific Ocean. The earthquake is also said to have impacted the areas of Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador.
“They’ll discover the story of how these ancient Peruvian societies had unique approaches to economy, gender, agriculture, power and beliefs, and how they thrived against the odds right up until the Inca conquest by the Spanish. “It will be eye-opening, and will
Found in the foothills of the Andes mountains, the bodies entombed approximately 1,000 years ago at Huaca Santa Rosa de Pucalá, an archaeological site in the Lambayeque region in Peru’s north-west. Four of the skeletons – belonging to two children, a teenager