A feathered ritual shield, dating back 1,300 years, has been found at the Moche site of Pañamarca 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
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