The Incas of the 16th century used a three-dimensional code to communicate with one another. After a century of studying this code, scientists have yet to unlock the mysteries of the complex communication device.
June 18, 2018
A new study revealed that doctors in the ancient Inca civilization performed skull surgeries better than Civil War doctors. Researchers studied hundreds of ancient skulls to find this conclusion.
Ancient June 9, 2018
Researchers have discovered a 1,000-year-old mummy completely intact in its funerary bundle. The mummy was unearthed in the archaeological site of Pachacama, a pilgrimage site in what is known to be ancient Peru.
Ancient May 28, 2018
A team of scientists recently sequenced the DNA of a mummified Inca boy who lived 500 years ago. Their research revealed how ancient humans migrated to South America.
November 13, 2015
An Incan woman died hundreds of years ago, and her body was mummified in the desert. A new analysis now reveals more about her life, and her tragic death.
Animals February 27, 2014