TITLE

SKY-HIGH BREADBASKET

PUB. DATE
July 1988
SOURCE
Archaeology;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on University of California, Los Angeles archaeologist, Reinaldo E. Chohfi's discovery of a breadbasket, a stretch of tableland called Maranpampa, in the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru. Chohfi's analysis of aerial photographs showing the Machu Picchu region; Features of the Maranpampa; Artifacts discovered in the alluvial-terrace site.
ACCESSION #
10811040

 

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