Dig at 16th-century site explores impact of Inca’s empire-building

Amanda Aland

Dig at 16th-century site explores impact of Inca’s empire-building

A 16th century estate in Peru will offer insight into how expanding empires subjugate people and appropriate their resources to promote a cause. Kylie Quave, an SMU graduate student in archaeology, has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Fellowship to conduct archaeological fieldwork and research in southeastern Peru, the heart of the ancient Inca [...]

Chimú pottery: Peru’s conquering Inca left mark

Amanda Aland, an SMU archaeology graduate student in Dedman College, and a team of students working under her direction in Peru, in 2008 unearthed evidence that the Incas left their mark after conquering the Chimú empire in the 15th century. Now Aland has received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student fellowship to conduct further archaeological fieldwork [...]

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