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  1. Ancient Incas (SchoolHistory.co.uk - Field)
      Provides sources of information. 8-01

Materials
  1. Peruvian Mummies (PBS.org - NOVA)
Papers
  1. Ancient Inca Strings Deciphered (BBC News)
      "Researchers in the US believe they have come closer to solving a centuries-old mystery - by deciphering knotted string used by the ancient Incas."

      "The coloured, knotted pieces of string, known as khipu, are believed to have been used for accounting information."

      "The others may hold the key to historical information and stories." 5-02

  2. Incas - Daily Life (Donn)
      Provides information on the daily lives of the ancient Incas. 03-06

  3. Peruvian Artifacts Recovered (NationalGeographic.com)
      "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agents recovered and seized 322 pre-Columbian Peruvian artifacts this week after a two-month joint investigation between ICE and the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO)."

      "The pre-Columbian era refers to a period preceding the exploration of the Americas by Christopher Columbus. The artifacts date as far back as 1500 B.C."
    01-06
  4. Peruvians Wants Machu Picchu Artifacts Returned (USA Today)
      "The treasures of Machu Picchu, says David Ugarte, regional director of Peru's National Culture Institute, were given to the American explorer 'on loan.' "

      "Peru's battle with Yale is not unique. Since 1820, when Greece demanded the return of the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum, countries of origin have steadily gotten more assertive about retrieving their heritage."
    01-06
  5. Pizarro, Francisco (InfoPlease.com)
      Provides a biography of the explorer and conquistador. The Spaniard invaded Peru and defeated the leader of the Inca Empire. Visitors sometimes misspell as Pizaro, Pizzaro, Pizzarro, Pezaro, or Pezzarro. Visitors sometimes misspell conquistador as conquestador, conquestadore, conquistadore, or concistador. 5-01

   
   


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