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    • Ocho tumbas especiales de Kuntur Wasi 

      Onuki, Yoshio (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 1997)
      Eight Special Tombs from Kuntur Wasilt is an extraordinary circumstance having located eight intact tombs with beautiful gold artifacts and other elaborated objects in a site of slightly more than one hectare during ...
    • Of Enclaves And Frontiers: The Nasca Presence In The Ica Highlands (260 B.C. – A.D. 640) 

      Lane, Kevin; Huaman, Oliver; Coll, Luis; Pullen, Alexander; Beresford-Jones, David; French, Charles (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2017)
      During 2014, research undertaken at the sites of Cerro San Bernardo (ACO3; 2,000 m above sea level) and Challaca (CH1; 2,015 m above sea level) revealed the first documented Nasca sites (260 B.C – A.D. 640) in the yunga ...
    • La organización dual en los Andes. El problema y la metodología de investigación en el caso de San Luis, Zaña 

      Dillehay, Tom D. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 1998)
      Dual Organization in the Andes. The Problem and Research Methodology at San Luis Site, ZañaThis paper presents the preliminary results of archaeological research at San Luis Site, Zaña Valley, in the Peruvian north coast. ...
    • El origen centroandino del aimara 

      Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2000)
      The Central Andean Origin of the Aimara LanguageTraditionally, it has been thought, especially on the Bolivian side, the Andean High Plateau as the original homeland of the Aymara language. What is more, it has been ...
    • Origin of Complex Societies in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Breunig, Peter (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2007)
      This article considers the earliest evidence of complex societies in sub-Saharan Africa. The evidence derives from two archaeological entities located in Nigeria, West Africa: the Gajiganna Culture of the Chad Basin and ...
    • The Origins of the State in Ancient Egypt 

      Seidlmayer, Stephan Johannes (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2007)
      Ancient Egypt counts among the few historical cases which document the origins of the state. In contrast to other regions, where state organization remained for a long period on the level of city states, an extensive ...
    • Pacha and performativity: the colonial conversion of prehistoric Huarochirí 

      Chase, Zachary J. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2016)
      In this chapter I consider the religious conversion of Indian populations as the primary objective of Catholic evangelization during the first two centuries of the Spanish colonial period in Huarochirí (in the highlands ...
    • Palacios y ushnus: curacas del Rímac y gobierno inca en la costa central 

      Villacorta, Luis Felipe (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2003)
      Palaces and Ushnus: Rímac Valley’s Curacas and Inca Government in the Central CoastThe Inca presence in the middle low valley of the Rimac basin, related to architecture, is revealed in two types of evidence: a) the first ...
    • Paleoambiente y ocupación prehistórica del litoral extremo sur del Perú: las ocupaciones del Arcaico en la Quebrada de los Burros y alrededores (Tacna, Perú) 

      Lavallée, Daniele; Béarez, Philippe; Chevalier, Alexandre; Julien, Michele; Usselmann, Pierre; Fontugne, Michel (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 1999)
      Paleoenvironment and Prehistoric Occupation on the Peruvian Southernmost Coast: The Archaic Period Occupations at Quebrada de los Burros and its Surroundings (Tacna, Perú)The archaic fishermen and gatherers campsite at ...
    • Panquilma y Cieneguilla en la discusión arqueológica del Horizonte Tardío de la costa central 

      Marcone, Giancarlo; López-Hurtado, Enrique (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2002)
      Panquilma and Cieneguilla in the Archaeological Discussion of the Late Horizon in the Central CoastIn the context of the initial works at the archaeological site of Panquilma, the authors offer new data for the site together ...
    • Para beneficiar la plata: labor, role, and status in a silver refinery during the First century of spanish imperialism in the town of Porco 

      Weaver, Brendan J. M. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2016)
      Before the Spanish conquest, the town of Porco, in the Department of Potosí in modern-day Bolivia, was the site of one of the most important Inca mining projects. During the viceregal period it became the focus of the first ...
    • Paracas And Topará Occupations In Cerro Del Gentil, Chincha Valley 

      Tantaleán, Henry; Stanish, Charles; Pérez, Kelita; Rodríguez, Alexis (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2017)
      This article presents a synthesis of the principal archaeological evidence obtained during the last three field seasons at the site of Cerro del Gentil in the middle Chincha Valley on Peru’s south coast. Based on these ...
    • A Paracas Ceramic Sequence From Pallauca, Vilcashuamán-Ayacucho 

      Mendoza Martínez, Edison (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2017)
      This article presents the results of excavations carried out at the Formative Period site of Pallaucha, located south of Ayacucho, in the basin of the Pampas River. Until recently, Ayacucho was considered a minor area ...
    • Paracas Cultural Readaptation To The Nasca Entity: An Approach From The Settlement Of Cerro Cordova 

      Llanos Jacinto, Oscar Daniel (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2017)
      Except rare exceptions, the Paracas society of the Ica valley has been extensively studied from decontextualized materials, including pottery collected from clandestine tomb excavations in the Ocucaje basin. From the ...
    • Paracas geoglyphs of the peruvian south coast: Cerro Lechuza and Cerro Pico 

      García Soto, Rubén (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2013)
      Traditionally, the manufacture of large found drawings on desert plains and hill slopes of the Peruvian south coast was at-tributed to the Nasca society. However, since the 1980s, it is known that this cultural manifestation ...
    • Paracas in the Chincha Valley: new data and new explanations 

      Tantaleán, Henry; Stanish, Charles; Zegarra, Michiel; Pérez, Kelita; Nigra, Ben (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2013)
      This article summarizes and discusses the results of our recent archaeological research in the middle valley of Chincha duringthe Late Paracas period (circa 400 BC-100 BC). We present archaeological data (architecture, geoglyphs, ...
    • Paracas y Chavín. Variations about a long-living subject 

      Kaulicke, Peter (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2013)
      This paper focuses on matters of interpretation of early culture contact between northern cultures and coeval southern coastalevidence in a historical perspective starting with Tello. Due to problems related to terminology and ...
    • Paracas' Cranial Modifications: Status, Ethnicity And Aesthetic? 

      Tomasto-Cagigao, Elsa (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2017)
      Since the first explorations at the Paracas Peninsula in the beginnings of the 20th Century, cranial modifications drew attention of archaeologists. Several descriptions and classifications have been proposed, as well as ...
    • Pathways to Power in Southeastern North America 

      Anderson, David G. (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2007)
      When Spanish explorers first arrived in the region later known as the southeastern United States in the early 16th century, they encountered complex, chiefdom level societies in many areas. These societies, with populations ...
    • Pathways to Social Complexity in China 

      Liu, Li (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. FondoEditorial, 2007)
      The characteristic traits of the Neolithic developed independently of each other during a very long time period over a broad region in China. Pottery appeared as early as ca. 19.000 cal. BP in late Paleolithic contexts. A ...