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In 1911, archaeologist Hiram Bingham brought the Peruvian citadel of Machu Picchu international attention. Bingham and his team went on to take a number of artifacts from the site to the United States, a move the Pe continue reading »
177 skeletons will arrive to a Machu Picchu Museum later on today, as part of the second shipment of relics that Yale University is returning to Peru. continue reading »
Peru's President Alan Garcia has asked Yale University to return the Inca artifacts found in Machu Picchu in the 1900's. More than 40,000 artifacts including pottery, jewelry and bones were found from this site in the Peruvian Andes and are currently in Yale's possession. continue reading »