Ancient paintings discovered near Machu Picchu

11 Jul , 2016 Artefacts

A figure of a llama, a man, and above them a geometric image.

Over a hundred years after its discovery, Machu Picchu still surprises researchers. Two weeks ago, staff members from Cusco’s Cultural Department found in the surrounding areas of the ancient city, pre-Hispanic paintings, which could proof to be older than the Incan culture.

A figure of a llama, a man, and above them a geometric image, were found in the area of Pachamama, on the access road that leads to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Read more

 

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