University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Daniel W. Gade

Albert A. Giesecke (1883-1968)

A Philadelphian in the Land of the Incas

By: Daniel W. Gade

A University of Pennsylvania graduate born in Philadelphia played a largely unrecognized but important part in recovering and promoting Peru’s rich pre-Columbian past. While most people probably have not heard of Albert Giesecke, for he wrote sparingly in English and achieved his goals mostly behind the scenes, he had a major hand as a young […]