Archaeologists almost literally fell into the tomb of a 1,200-year-old metallurgist during an excavation in Huarmey, Peru. The team from the Warsaw University’s Centre for Precolumbian Studies was exploring a ceremonial square. [6000×4000]

Archaeologists almost literally fell into the tomb of a 1,200-year-old metallurgist during an excavation in Huarmey, Peru. The team from the Warsaw University’s Centre for Precolumbian Studies was exploring a ceremonial square. [6000×4000]

The Emperor tamarin is a diminutive primate species from Peru, Bolivia and western Brazil, locally threatened by deforestation. This species is recognized by its amazing moustaches, reminiscent of those from German emperor Wilhelm II.

The Emperor tamarin is a diminutive primate species from Peru, Bolivia and western Brazil, locally threatened by deforestation. This species is recognized by its amazing moustaches, reminiscent of those from German emperor Wilhelm II.

Large burial mantle (1.66 × 2.7 m) made from alpaca wool woven on cotton warps. It’s design primarily consists of motifs of stylized composite animals. Paracas culture, modern day Peru. 200 BC to 200 AD. [2100×1285]

Large burial mantle (1.66 × 2.7 m) made from alpaca wool woven on cotton warps. It’s design primarily consists of motifs of stylized composite animals. Paracas culture, modern day Peru. 200 BC to 200 AD. [2100×1285]