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Ritual shield found at Moche temple

A feathered ritual shield, dating back 1,300 years, has been found at the Moche site of Pa├▒amarca in Peru. Its surface is covered with red-and-brown textiles along with about a dozen yellow feathers that were sewn on and appear to be from the body of a macaw. The shield would have

Inca war shield found in Peru

A metal artifact, believed to be a war shield, has been found in what may be an Inca citadel in northern Peru. Biologist Leyda Gueiler said the metal artifact seems to be a war shield while the stone ornaments were carved into the shape of leaves. "This well preserved artifact is strong

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