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Peru’s heritage gets a new $125m home

Museo Nacional del Perú (Muna) boasts a collection of nearly 50,000 Pre- Columbian objects, including repatriated artefacts

Machu Picchu may be decades older than previously thought

Radiocarbon dating of human bones and teeth in Peruvian ruins indicate that the Inca first lived at the citadel around 1420, not after 1440

Knife-wielding spider god mural found on ancient Peruvian temple

Farmers extending their fields first accidentally uncovered the site, which archaeologists believe was used by the Cupisnique people for water ceremonies

Teresa Burga, trailblazing Peruvian conceptualist artist, has died, aged 86

Although overlooked by art institutions until only recently, she continued to create work about artificial systems and bureaucracies during a 30-year career in Lima's customs office

World Monuments Fund pleads with Peru's government to delay airport construction work in the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Organisation points out that Peru has not carried out an analysis of the heritage impact on Machu Picchu, Cusco and an Inca road network as requested by Unesco

Mummified llamas, sacrificed to the gods by Incas, uncovered by archaeologists in Peru

The animals still had their ritual adornments, including necklaces and long, colourful tassels hanging from their ears

Massive ancient cat image discovered among Peru’s Nazca Lines

The 2,000 year-old earth carving could be the oldest geoglyph ever found

Machu Picchu all to yourself? Japanese tourist gets special solo tour of ancient site

Culture ministry gives Jesse Katayama access after being stranded in Peru for seven months because of coronavirus

Getty shores up Peruvian church in an earthquake zone

The preservation project could serve as a prototype for saving other earthen buildings

Opposition flares as Peru’s government makes way for airport near Machu Picchu

A petition has been launched to prevent the Peruvian government from continuing the project

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Collector voluntarily returns two stolen chapel paintings to Peru

The works were identified after they were consigned to Christie's for sale in 2015; their repatriation is part of an "aggressive" effort

“Converging Cultures: art & identity in Spanish America”: a much anticipated exhibition

Four years late, the major show of Spanish colonial art and culture reveals the viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru produced during Spanish dominion

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