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Bolivia.  Gold and silver pieces have been recovered from Lake Titicaca along with 1,500 year-old bones and skulls.

Archaeologists Find 1,500-Year-Old Inca Treasure

Some stone artifacts recovered from the underwater temple in Lake Titicaca

Gold Figure Pendant; 5th-10th c; Colombia Culture: Quimbaya or Sinu (?) Medium: Gold

Gold Figure Pendant Date: century Geography: Colombia Culture: Quimbaya or Sinu (?) Medium: Gold Dimensions: H. x x 1 cm) Classification: Metal-Ornaments

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Rock art cheat sheet: Week Stone Age Art: Amazing page comparing Petroglyph and Pictographs styles found on different continents

Chiapas Textiles - Palenque Mayan ruins site s

The ancient city of Palenque is both grand and mysterious. Some of the most fascinating ancient ruins of Mexico

The Cloud People of Peru

The Cloud People, Los Pinchudos, Perú - the figures' gazes are fixed where the first rays of the rising sun will appear over the vast Utcubamba Valley. Known as the Warriors of the Clouds, the Chachapoyas (a name given to them by the Inca who conquered th

(Diana Gergova)The impressive gold artifacts found at a recently excavated mound (above) in the Sveshtari necropolis in Bulgaria include finely crafted jewelry with animal motifs including this horse head (top left) and dozens of appliqués of female figures (top right and bottom left), as well as 100 gold buttons (bottom right).  Discovery of Thracian artifacts.

(Diana Gergova)The impressive gold artifacts found at a recently excavated mound (above) in the Sveshtari necropolis in Bulgaria include finely crafted jewelry with animal motifs including this horse head (top left) and dozens of appliqués of female figures (top right and bottom left), as well as 100 gold buttons (bottom right). Discovery of Thracian artifacts.

This Maya skull, found in Chiapas, Mexico, is an example of this early practice of inserting semi-precious stones into one’s mouth. These decorations apparently were common to all classes, and were thought to be inserted with the aid of of an obsidian drill.

Sophisticated dentistry allowed Native Americans to add bling to their teeth as far back as years ago, a new study says. Ancient peoples of southern North America went to “dentists"—among the.

The Nazca Lines are located in the Nazca Desert, a high arid plateau that stretches between the towns of Nazca and Palpa on the pampa (a large flat area of southern Peru). The desolate plain of the Peruvian coast which comprises the Pampas of San Jose (Jumana), Socos, El Ingenio and others in the province of Nasca, is 400 Km. South of Lima, covers an area of approximately 450 km2, of sandy desert as well as the slopes of the contours of the Andes.

The Nazca Lines are located in the Nazca Desert, a high arid plateau that stretches between the towns of Nazca and Palpa on the pampa (a large flat area of southern Peru). The desolate plain of the Peruvian coast which comprises the Pampas of San Jose (Ju

Large stone rings known so far only in Gobekli Tepe. Their function is still completely unknown.	 		 Jens Notroff @vagabondslog	 Dec 06   @sandystreeting Wouldn't exactly say "completely unknown" though. We start to get some ideas at least. ;-)  jensnotroff.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/ii-15_…

Large stone rings known so far only in Gobekli Tepe. Their function is still completely unknown. Piedra y no se sabe para qué es.

The Lord of Sipán is the name of a mummy of an elite man found in Sipán by Peruvian archaeologist Walter Alva in 1987. The tomb is in Sipán's Huaca Rajada, an area in Chiclayo. The Lord of Sipán tomb is a Moche culture site in Peru

Makes me chuckle this ancient Peruvian earring from the tomb of the 'Lord of Sipan'

The First Book of Samuel does not say when and how Shilo, which served as the Israelite capital for 369 years, was destroyed. The latest archeological find at the Shilo site – a broken vase and remains of ashes from a fire – indicate large scale destruction. The remains are from the same period in which the War of Even Ha'ezer against the Philistines was waged.  The Holy Ark, which the Israelites had brought to the battleground, was taken by the Philistines after defeating Israel.

The latest archaeological finds at the Shiloh site include a broken collared vase and remains of ashes from a fire – indicating a large scale destruction of the site.

Chan Chan, Peru. Chan Chan was constructed by the Chimor (the kingdom of the Chimú).

Chan Chan is a city in Peru of intricate architectural design. Today, it is an archaeological site due to its adobe structures. "Chan Chan" translates to "Sun Sun." Chan Chan got its name from the sunny climate. It was constructed in 850 AD.

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