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Researchers supported by ALMA identify Inca calendar in the Atacama Desert

9 April, 2018 / Read time: 1 minute

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: ​​Claudio Mercado.