The Ice Maiden

The Ice Maiden

Inca Mummies, Mountain Gods, and Sacred Sites in the Andes

eBook - 2005
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National Geographic explorer Johan Reinhard chronicles his high-altitude archaeological adventures in the Andes, focusing on the 1995 discovery of the Incan Ice Maiden, sacrificed five hundred years earlier, and the 1999 find of three Inca children on Llullaillaco, frozen in a state of near perfection.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2005.
ISBN: 9781426201769
1426201761
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 384 p.) : ill. (some col.), map.
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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Jul 02, 2012

I remember the news items about these finds and it was fascinating to read about this mountaineer-archaeologist-anthropologist and his work. Indiana Jones eat your heart out! Learned so much about the Inca civilization and some modern issues in Peru. Great photos and maps.

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