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Ancient Peru Unearthed
- Illustrated site for the 2007 exhibition of artefacts at the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada. Outlines the geography and culture of these people, and the archaeological work being undertaken.
The Culture of Sicán: Treasure Tomb From Peru's Desert Coast
- An illustrated account of the archaeological discoveries and their interpretation, with a map of the site, and fact sheets to download.
Tomb find reveals pre-Inca city
- BBC news story about the most recent archaeological discoveries in northern Peru. (November 22, 2006)
Death and destruction
- Article provides background information about the "Ancient Peru Unearthed" exhibition. Includes a description of the Sican civilisation, by the director of the archaeological team. (October 19, 2006)
Sican metallurgy and its cross-craft relationships
- Brief account of the findings from three Middle Sicán elite shafttombs. Features a detailed diagram of a truncated pyramid. (May 25, 2005)
Gold of the Sican
- Campus newsletter article describes the exhibition held at the University of Calgary, with photographs and historical details. (January 14, 2005)
Some Thoughts on Sican Marked Adobes and Labor Organization
- First page of an academic paper published in "American Antiquity", providing an analysis of archaeological finds. (January 30, 1988)
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