University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Karen L. Mohr-Chavez

Excavations in the Cuzco-Puno Area of Southern Highland Peru

By: Karen L. Mohr-Chavez

Cuzco, once capital of the grand and ex­tensive Inca empire before the Spanish conquest in 1532, and now justly titled Archaeological Capital of South America, is known for its splen­did and abundant ruins of finely worked stone. The archaeology of Cuzco has consequently cen­tered upon the important Inca occupations, to the neglect of those of […]