The Forgotten Amazon

An Archaeological Blog

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Warm Greetings from Lene Blindbæk<3

Written by: Lene Blindbæk My name is Lene Blindbæk and I am one of the many who have chosen to support The Forgotten Amazon. I have a Bachelor degree in prehistoric archeology from Aarhus University, where i started in 2010. After my elective courses in Odense and Copenhagen, I chose the Master programme at the … Warm Greetings from Lene Blindbæk

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Pachamama: How to Placate Evil Spirits

Pachamama is known to the indigenous people of the Andes as the mother of earth or time. According to Inca mythology, Pachamama reigns as a fertility goddess over the planting and harvesting processes. The locals make regular offerings in the form of coca leaves, food or challa (spilling of chicha (corn beer) on the floor) … Pachamama: How to Placate Evil Spirits Læs mere »

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Out Of The Night That Covers Me…

Written by: Kristoffer Damgaard Fieldwork I think most archaeologists will admit that fieldwork is appealing beyond the simple production of new raw data. It feeds something deeper and more passionate that I have found characterises most archaeologists one way or another. One might call it a yearning: a restless longing for adventure and discovery. It … Out Of The Night That Covers Me… Læs mere »

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A World Far From Our Own

Written by: Diana Windfeldt-Schmidt We had been warned and encouraged to bring our own power banks. But it still surprised me, how far from civilization we were – in a world far from our own… +24 Hours in Bus I remember the first moments of the journey, when we boarded a coach in Lima in … A World Far From Our Own Læs mere »

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The Beginning of an Amazing Adventure!

Written by: Andreas Valentin Wadskjær No Pain, No Gain: An adventure comes true! “Congratulations! You’ve got a B.” – Can a university grade lead to an adventure? Even before I started at Prehistoric Archeology at the University of Copenhagen, I knew that I wanted to follow a course at Native American Languages & Cultures. Despite … The Beginning of an Amazing Adventure! Læs mere »

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Welcome to the Blog!

“The Forgotten Amazon” is a Danish-Peruvian pioneer archaeological project that focusses on the pre-Columbian cultures in the Amazon region to uncover the origin of the Amazon-peoples. One of the cultures that the project has its main focus on, is the Chachapoyas Culture...

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