Ancient cave paintings discovered in Churcampa Peru

Posted on December 29, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Peru

The president of the Cave Art Peruvian Association, Gori Echevarria reported on Thursday the finding of cave paintings depicting humans, animals and geometric figures (circa 8-12,000 years old) in the province of Churcampa, located in the country’s central Huancavelica region. Echevarria said six cave paintings were identified in a 20-meter stone wall in the last days which depict humans in hunting positions. Read Article

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