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5000-year-old temple discovered in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru have discovered a temple in Lima that dates to 3000 B.C., potentially making it older than Stonehenge. The building, discovered in the El Paraiso archaeological complex in…

Secret Door, Chambers, Discovered at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu – Many brave the reaching altitudes and rugged, mountainous terrain to experience the wondrous ancient city of Machu Picchu. Some however aren’t there for tourism, but because they’ve made…

Nazca lines: Mysterious desert drawings form labyrinth

Some of the Nazca Lines, mysterious geoglyphs that span a vast swath of the rugged Peruvian desert, may have once been a labyrinth with a spiritual purpose, a new study…

Peru’s Ten Year Ban on Genetically Modified Seeds and Foods Takes Force Thursday

A 10-year ban on genetically modified foods in Peru came into effect this week, state news agency Andinareported. Peru’s executive has approved the regulations for the law that prohibits the importation, production…

Notes From Earth: Our Ancestors, the Acoustical Engineers

Ancient builders designed subterranean soundscapes as stirring as any special effect. When priests at the temple complex of Chavín de Huántar in central Peru sounded their conch-shell trumpets 2,500 years…

Ancient Civilisations: Six Great Enigmas

By WILL HART & ROBERT BERRINGER We stand today at an unprecedented turning point in human history. In recent years two versions of ancient history have formed. One, we shall…

Nazca: Airport of the Gods?

The Peruvian coastal region is home to a series of mysterious lines, brought to fame by the Swiss author Erich von Däniken. Dissatisfied with the explanations offered in 1968 as…