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By Ken Jeremiah Ancient Origins Peru has a rich and mysterious history.  With extant indigenous groups such as the Uros, Quechua, Aymara, and the Jivaro, which are known for their head-shrinking techniques, and historical populations like the Wari and…

By Mark Cartwright Ancient History Encyclopedia The warfare of the Inca civilization was characterised by a high degree of mobility, large-scale engagements of hand-to-hand combat, and the establishment of a network of fortresses to protect an empire of over 10 million subjects. Conquestgave the Incas access to…

By Corey Watts Peru This Week Archaeologists, road workers, and villagers have discovered what they believe to be a pre-Inca burial site made of hewn stone, inland from Chimbote. Residents and officials of the Moro district, inland from Chimbote,…

By Rachel Chase Peru This Week Archaeologists have discovered a new section of Inca Road— and this one leads right to Machu Picchu. According to Andina news agency, the newly discovered road is about one and a half kilometers…