Historians hypothesize that the Moche paintings could represent artists’ attempts to experiment with portraying movement or narrative.
Peruvian Man Found With Mummy He Called a “Spiritual Girlfriend”
The man was caught carrying “Juanita” in a food delivery backpack.
Visiting Peru’s Terrorism Museum on the Eve of a Constitutional Crisis
Peruvian history is a contentious subject, and the authorities in charge of writing its first drafts should not be taken at their word.
Machu Picchu Indefinitely Closed Amid Political Protests
Hundreds of visitors were evacuated from the Incan site over the weekend.
168 New Geoglyphs Discovered in Peru
The newly discovered Nazca lines depict humans, cats, killer whales, birds, and snakes and date between 100 BCE and 300 CE.
“Long-Lost” 1,000-Year-Old Mural Resurfaces in Peru
Huaca Pintada comprises a rare mixture of elements of two northern Peruvian civilizations.
A Museum Is Using Its Erotic Ceramics Collection for Cancer Prevention
Visitors to the Museo Larco in Peru learned how to perform self-tests for prostate and testicular cancer by touching the genitals of replicas of pre-Columbian huacos.
How Hallucinogens Were Used as an Ancient Political Tactic
Excavation at a site in the southern Peruvian town of Quilcapampa uncovered artifacts related to hallucinogenic beverages.
An Awe-Inspiring Experience of Machu Picchu
A show of over 200 Inca objects and a VR expedition will debut at the Boca Raton Museum in South Florida, a hub of Peruvian heritage in the US.
Smithsonian Returns a Pre-Incan Gold Ornament to Peru
The repatriated item, an “Echenique Disc,” is recognized as the symbol of the city of Cusco in Peru.
Mural of Knife-Wielding Spider God Found on 3,200-year-old Temple in Peru
The spider is thought to be associated with rain and fertility rituals that might have taken place in the shrine and its attendant complex of buildings.
A Sacred Incan Site Is Threatened by a New Airport
Chinchero, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, is home to a dozen Indigenous cultures as well as 15th-century Inca ruins.