The Treasure of Silustani

Then we can dive along the coastline while observing the activities around Silustani for several days.” Terri wasn't so sure she wanted to step back into the jaws of death just yet. “Don't you think it would be safer to stay here?

Author: Kerry Chase

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595097562

Category: Fiction

Page: 444

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Four young Americans are entangled in a web of deceit and corruption while doing anthropological research in a Campa Indian village. Living among the natives of the upper Ucayali River turns deadly as the Shining Path, a group of Communist guerrillas, shows its true colors, wreaking chaos and destruction on the village and its inhabitants. Determined to stop the brutal group of killers, Mark Erwin abandons his academic pursuits and sets his sights on a more dangerous quarry.

Treasures of the Andes

... 160 , 167 Sillustani 141 silver mines 212 objects 4 see also gold and silver ; sheet metal Silverman , Helaine 66 Sipán site , Lambayeque valley 88 see also Old Lord of Sipán smallpox 202 , 210 snake cat - eared 41 eagle and 25 head ...

Author: Jeffrey Quilter

Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114529287

Category: History

Page: 232

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Presents a richly illustrated portrait of the rise and fall of various mountain and coastal peoples of the Andes Region, highlighting the imaginative design and craftsmanship of their jewelry, textiles, ceramics, embroidery, and architecture.

Ecological Treasures of Peru

64 - CHULLPA TOMB AT SILLUSTANI THESE TOWERS , MADE OF FINELY CUT STONE , WERE FUNERARY MONUMENTS CONSTRUCTED NEAR THE SACRED LAKE OF THE INCAS , THE HIGHEST NAVIGABLE LAKE IN THE WORLD . 68 - ANDEAN GOOSE - HUALLATA ( CLOEPHAGA ...

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ISBN: UTEXAS:059173002177060

Category: Botany

Page: 55

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American Anthropologist

The belief that valuable objects of metal are therein concealed is deeply rooted in the minds of the people , although there is no authentic recollection of the finding of any " treasure ” at Sillustani . Many of the towers were partly ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924054850080

Category: Anthropology

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Harper s New Monthly Magazine

... the sandy soil is full of skeletons , buried irregularly , as if after ROUND CHULPAS , SILLUSTANI . a great battle . ... the artificially altogether unsuccessful treasure hunter , had elongated skulls of the Aymaras , and the long ...

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ISBN: MSU:31293017969639

Category: American literature

Page: 938

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Peru

In common with all the better class of chulpas , this had been ransacked for hidden treasures , and the floor had been dug up in the operation ... The interior arrangements of no two of the chulpas of Sillustani are exactly the same .

Author: Ephraim George Squier

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ISBN: CUB:U183033391147

Category: Chimu

Page: 599

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Index to Harper s New Monthly Magazine

382 Flags and Emblems of the Ancients , * " Great Fish " Treasure , Peru Hieroglyphs , Egyptian .... Holy Grail , The * . ... 195 Kurium , Treasures of , * Wm . C. Prime , lv . ... 222 Sun Circle , Sillustani , Peru * ... xxxvii .

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ISBN: UCI:31970033863009

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The Pall Mall Budget

The man of the sea is a as to the whereabouts of the treasure , he felt justified in taking her with mere ... are also some stone circles of small dimensions at a village called Sillustani , M. Pertuiset did not care to inquire . which ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924069724783

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An Introduction to American Archaeology South America

273 There are stories of gold treasure buried in Chanchan and such treasure has , indeed , been recovered ( see Lothrop ... 285 Collao and Sillustani described by M. H. Tschopik ( 1946 ) , who dated them between Tiahuanaco and Inca .

Author: Gordon Randolph Willey

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: UOM:39015003697300

Category: America

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Intended to introduce the lay reader and the student to the broad field of American archaeology written in the period from October 1962 to mid-year 1965.