Archaeologists excavating in the Huaca de la Luna (Temple of the Moon) complex in northern Peru, have unearthed a previously unknown Moche ruler’s tomb, which was filled with artefacts symbolising his status. Continue reading
Archaeologists working in the Atacama Desert came across an unlikely yet brilliant discovery – 150 mummies belonging to a previously unknown culture in the Tambo Delta of northern Peru. Continue reading
The Mayan have always interested me, so it’s exciting when new discoveries are made. A team of archaeologists working in Guatemala have found a council house and various artefacts dating back 700 years. Continue reading
The Tiahuanaco people lived in southern Peru and parts of Bolivia. They are not very well known, but a new discovery in the Tambo Valley in Peru is shedding some light on the South American culture. Continue reading
With climate change heating up the world and whatnot, glaciers are beginning to melt. Although this raises alarm bells for some, the treasures being uncovered from the retreating ice sheets is awesome, just like this prehistoric graveyard of Ichthyosaurs. Continue reading
Little is know about the pre-Incan civilisation known as the Wari, which is why the discovery of some of their artefacts is a promising step in understanding this mysterious culture. From what archaeologists do know, the Wari culture thrived from AD 500 to AD 1000. More about the findings during excavations are expected to be announced in the next few weeks.
Researchers excavating in Argentina have unearthed the biggest dinosaur ever discovered. A massive herbivore that weighed approximately 77 tonnes. Continue reading