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Chachapoyas – Cloud People of Peru

A massive ruin offers fresh clues about the culture of Peru’s vanished Chachapoya, the “cloud warriors” who battled the Inca Empire more than 500 years ago. Best known for building mountainous cliff-side tombs and filling them with bundled mummies, the… Continue reading

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1000’s of New Mayan Structures Discovered

A flyover of Belize’s thick jungles has revolutionized archaeology worldwide and vividly illustrated the complex urban centers developed by one of the most-studied ancient civilizations — the Maya. University of Central Florida researchers led a NASA-funded research project in April… Continue reading

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