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Inca citadel remains found in Cusco


A group of Peru's southern rainforest inhabitants claim to have found impressive archaeological remains of the Inca civilization in Cusco.

Inca citadel remains found in Cusco
Andina Photo
Joined by local authorities, villagers headed to La Convencion Provincial Municipality in order to report the find.

Inca citadel remains found in Cusco
Andina Photo
According to locals, remains were found on September 9 while grazing animals near the Megantoni National Sanctuary.

Inca citadel remains found in Cusco
Andina Photo
Presented as evidence, the pictures show platforms, passages, walls and even a stone dwelling hidden among the foliage.

Inca citadel remains found in Cusco
Andina Photo
In this regard, La Convencion Mayor Wilfredo Alagon asserted pertinent measures should be taken in order to protect the findings.

Inca citadel remains found in Cusco
Andina Photo
Alagon pointed out he will report the information obtained to State-run Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco (DDCC). It must be noted five days are required to reach the archaeological site.


Finally, DDCC's Monument Management Body head Jorge Yabar Zamalloa told Andina news agency the institution sent an archaeologist to the area to prepare a technical report on the finding.

Source: Andina [October 12, 2017]
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