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Peru Archaeology Pictures

 

 Mina Primavera - Excavation

Mina Primavera Excavations, 2010.

 

Peru_flot

Our fancy flotation system in Nasca. 

 

Peru_mine1

Modern mine in Pongo Quebrada, Nasca, Peru.

 

 

Old Truck

This is what happens to your truck when you work in the middle of nowhere...

 

 

cui

Mmmmm... Fried rodent (cui).

 

 

Peru_upanca

Upanca, 2002. Field crew behind area of site with archaic component.

 

 

Peru_valley

Looking up the Tierras Blancas Valley from Upanca. That's not mist. That's dust from the dynamite explosions while workers are extending the road.

 

 

Peru_pataraya

At the site of Pataraya in the Tierras Blancas Valley.

 

 

Peru_nascalines

Some Nasca lines in the Pampa of the Ingenio Valley.

 

 

Peru_ballena

Excavations at the mining base camp of La Ballena in Quebrada Pongo off the Aja River.

 

 

Peru_Truck

Our trustworthy 4x4 near Pirca, 2007.

 

 

Peru_looted

A looted tomb with human bone near Pirca, Peru.

 

 

Peru_mine2

Archaeologists Kevin Vaugh, Moises Linares Grados, and company standing in front of a modern mine near the Ingenio Valley.

 

 

Peru_vaughn

Yup, it's dirty work digging in ancient midden... With Kevin Vaughn at Upanca.

 


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