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Littering a serious problem at Peru's Chan Chan complex

Important archaeological site threatened by people dropping garbage in restricted areas.

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Sweden returns Paracas textile artifacts to Peru

The city of Gothenburg, Sweden has agreed to return 2,500-year-old Paracas textiles to their home country of Peru.

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Ancient canal discovered in northern Peru

Laborers working in the Plaza de Armas in Huamachuco made archaeological find by chance.

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Peruvian art treasures shine in Seattle

“Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and Moon“ brings together 300 pieces of art spanning millennia.

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Peru: Treasure hunters pose a threat to underwater artifacts

UNESCO warns that looting at archaeological sites is putting important underwater cultural patrimony at risk.

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Archaeology students have the experience of a lifetime at Peru dig

Teachers take their students to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chavin de Huantar to give them a real taste of what archaeology is like.

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250-year-old painted mantle discovered in Peruvian Amazon

Mantle was found hidden in trunk in church and dates back to the time of the colony.