Researchers supported by ALMA identify Inca calendar in the Atacama Desert.

11 April, 2018

Researchers supported by ALMA identify Inca calendar in the Atacama Desert.
A multidisciplinary team made up of archaeologists, historians, and documentalists from the Chilean Museum of Pre-Colombian Art, supported by ALMA astronomers and an Atacameño researcher, ascertained the existence of astronomic structures —saywas— in the Atacama Desert, bordering the Inca Trail.

Credit: ​Pepcandela.