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  1. Veles and Perun: The Legendary Battle of Two Slavic Gods

    Veles and Perun are two deities found in the religion of the Slavs prior to the coming of Christianity. The Pre-Christian Slavs were polytheists, and worshipped a pantheon of deities, just like the ancient Greeks and Romans. Compared to the Greeks and Romans, however, the deities in the religion of the pre-Christian Slavs are generally less well-known.

    dhwty - 24/03/2016 - 13:49

  2. Peruvian Mummy Taken to Children’s Hospital for Revealing X-rays

    ... History, the mummy is a young girl from the Inca Empire of Peru, dating back to about 2,000 years ago. An x-ray machine has been used in ... is almost 2,000 years old and comes from the Inca Empire of Peru. They have also estimated that the girl was around six to eight years old ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 21/09/2017 - 22:58

  3. Recently Unearthed Head Collectors in Ancient Peru Might Not Be So Unique

    ... the world the La Ramada culture of Vitor Valley in southern Peru were apparently also gathering the heads of enemies, and possibly their ... One of 27 funerary pits found in the Vitor Valley in Peru. Image: Maria Cecilia Lozada 1500-year-old Peruvian head-collectors ...

    ashley cowie - 14/08/2018 - 18:51

  4. Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors

    ... citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru, before they were conquered by invaders. Massive stone walls and hundreds ... arguably one of the most well-known archaeological sites in Peru. Its builders, the Incas, are also one of the most recognizable peoples of ...

    dhwty - 17/04/2015 - 02:37

  5. Scientists Set to Unravel Secrets of Oldest Peruvian Mummies Ever Found

    Ancient people in the mountains of Peru revered their ancestors so much they mummified them and included their ... a new study of four 8,000- to 10,000-year-old mummies from Peru's Tres Ventanas (‘Three Windows’) cave may help researchers understand ...

    Mark Miller - 27/05/2015 - 23:38

  6. Lost for 2 700 years: Tomb of the Serpent Jaguar Priests Uncovered in Peru

    ... in San Pedro de Pacopampa, Chota Province, Cajamarca Region, Peru. The tomb contains a double burial of what is believed to be high-ranking ... venture of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos of Peru and the National Ethnology Museum from Japan, Dr Yuji Seki, stated ...

    Alicia McDermott - 16/09/2015 - 00:16

  7. Grand Sized Mystery in Peru: Archaeologists Stumped over Giant Ceramic Structures that resemble Dinosaur Eggs

    ... and well-rounded discovery has been unearthed in Cosma, Peru. They look like the remains of  giant dinosaur eggs, but archaeologists ... site near the village of Cosma in the Nepeña Valley, Peru and Co-project Director of the Proyecto Arqueologico Distrito de Cáceres ...

    Alicia McDermott - 29/07/2015 - 15:05

  8. Ancient Peru's Cranial Surgeons Were Twice as Skilled as American Civil War Doctors

    ... trepanation was so expertly practiced in ancient Peru that the survival rate for the procedure during the Incan Empire was ... trepanation surgery in ancient Siberia Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Before Antibiotics: ... Scientists Main: An ancient skull found in Peru with evidence of surgical intervention. Credit: Danielle Kurin. Inset: ...

    ancient-origins - 11/06/2018 - 22:57

  9. Maria Reiche: The Governess of Nazca

    ... greatly to our understanding of the famous Nazca Lines in Peru, is being marked by Google Doodle and others. Maria Reiche was a talented ... greatly to our understanding of the famous Nazca Lines in Peru, is being marked by Google Doodle and others. Maria Reiche was a talented ...

    Ed Whelan - 16/05/2018 - 01:49

  10. Dozens of Large, Mysterious Rings and Rock Piles Identified in Peru

    ... of circular geoglyphs have been mapped by archaeologists in Peru, near the ancient town and archaeological site of Quilcapampa. The glyphs ... far above, as is the case with the famous Nazca lines of Peru. Circular geoglyphs recorded at Quilcapampa. This one features ...

    lizleafloor - 24/09/2016 - 00:48

  11. Peruvian Archaeologists Unearth Silver Artifacts, a Massive Temple and an Astronomical Observatory Near Cusco

    ... archaeological site recently unearthed near Cusco, Peru. An astronomical observatory, massive Inca stone walls, ruins ... archaeological site recently unearthed near Cusco, Peru. According to Agencia Andina , the discovery was made at the ... Pampa archaeological site in the Southern Cusco region of Peru. This was confirmed by the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco ...

    Alicia McDermott - 21/12/2017 - 13:57

  12. Lady of Cao Comes to Life: Face of Peruvian Priestess Reconstructed from 1,700-Year-Old Mummy

    Scientists in Peru have managed to recreate the face of a female Peruvian leader who died ... made from copper and gold. Scientists in Peru have managed to recreate the face of a female Peruvian leader who died ... Lady of Cao’s Discovery and Significance Scientists in Peru were able to recreate the face of Lady of Cao with the help of modern ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 10/07/2017 - 22:57

  13. Women Ruled the Ancient Peruvian World, New Research Shows

    ... are the book, “Mujer, poder y alimentacion en el antiguo Peru” (“Woman, power and food in ancient Peru.”) Her time frame of interest was the pre-Hispanic period, running all ...

    Alicia McDermott - 05/04/2018 - 13:58

  14. Grave Goods and Human Sacrifices: Social Differentiation in Sican Culture Reflected in Unique Burials

    ... once inhabited, was one of the many cultures that existed in Peru prior to the coming of the Incas. The Sicans inhabited the north coast of modern day Peru from about  750 to 1375 AD. Like many other civilizations, social ...

    dhwty - 14/07/2015 - 21:20

  15. Four Pre-Inca Burials Discovered at 1500-year-old Site in Peru

    ... in the residential neighborhood of Miraflores, in Lima, Peru. One archaeologist has noted that the location of the human remains, and ... 1000 to 1450 [during the Ichma occupation of the site].” Peru reports says that the remains were found in a seated position “facing ...

    Alicia McDermott - 28/11/2015 - 00:23

  16. Hundreds of Ancient Mummies Discovered at Ceremonial Site in Peru

    Archaeologists in Peru made a monumental discovery when they found dozens of tombs with up to 40 ... Wari geoglyph similar to Nazca lines found in Peru Pre-Incan Culture Didn’t Rule by Pillage, Plunder and ... Cotahuasi Valley . The Cotahuasi landscape in Peru ( Wikimedia Commons ) According to Live Science , the ...

    aprilholloway - 08/04/2015 - 22:13

  17. Chancay Burial Dolls: Ancient Peruvian Grave Goods of a Lost Culture

    ... culture, a pre-Columbian civilization located in modern day Peru. This civilization was based mainly in the valleys of Chancay and Chillon, which are on the central coast of Peru. The Chancay culture existed from around 1000 / 1200 AD until 1450 AD. ...

    dhwty - 22/02/2016 - 04:12

  18. Neo-Romans Revive Classical Worship Ceremonies at New Iuppiter Perunus Temple

    Worship of the ancient pagan gods is on the rise in many parts of Europe. Norse Neopaganism is becoming popular in Scandinavia, Germany, and elsewhere. Hellenic Neopaganism or simply “Hellenism,” is gaining popularity in Greece and the area around the Aegean. Elsewhere in the world, particularly in Italy, but also in Eastern Europe and the United States, the ancient Roman state religion is making a comeback. As of 2017, these modern Romans even have an active, public temple to Jupiter, the Iuppiter-Perunus temple.

    Caleb Strom - 30/08/2018 - 18:49

  19. By the Cut of a Tumi: An Iconic Ceremonial Artifact of Ancient Peru

    ... silver, copper, and bronze. A tumi from Sipán, Peru. 850-1050 AD. The golden effigy depicts a richly decorated dignitary, ... Hundreds of Ancient Mummies Discovered at Ceremonial Site in Peru Chancay Burial Dolls: Ancient Peruvian Grave Goods of a Lost ...

    dhwty - 26/08/2016 - 00:57

  20. Did Ancient Priests in Peru Invent Authority?

    ... A 3,000-year-old archaeological site in the Andes of Peru may hold the answer, says John Rick, associate professor of anthropology ... A detail of the Raimondi Stele, from the Chavín culture in Peru. ( Public Domain ) Currently a fellow at the Stanford ...

    ancient-origins - 28/04/2016 - 00:48

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