Peruvian and foreign public amazed by exhibition of Machu Picchu’s pieces [English]

By abril 6th, 2011

Machu Picchu El ReencuentroWith awe and fascination, Peruvian and foreign public visiting the headquarters of the Government Palace the exhibition of over 360 pieces of Machu Picchu returned by Yale University, an organization that took them into custody for nearly a century.

Visitors of all ages walk the Golden Hall and the Tupac Amaru Hall in the Government House, where they have installed 16 cabinets that contain pottery, skeletal remains, stone and metal objects of the Inca culture.

Upon entering the exhibition, visitors get a brochure that summarizes information on the pieces on display, as well as a brief history of the Inca citadel.

Those attending the exhibition are concurred that feel admired by historical legacy of the ancient Peruvians and that this represents the greatness of a culture that left an everlasting mark on the region.

Machu Picchu 100 años

65% of ceramics

All these remains form part of the show “Machu Picchu, after 100 years: The reencounter”, until Tuesday April 12 going to open to the public for free at 09.00 hours to 20.00 hours. On Sunday, General Election Day, there will be no atention.

The exhibition of 361 archaeological pieces, 65% of which corresponds to pottery. Items Remaining Parts son of stone, bronze and copper.

Admission is free, without reservation, and to access is required just an identification.

Although the exhibition will last until Tuesday, April 12, does not rule to extend the exhibition period, but this is subject to the influx of visitors, said Marisol Ginocchio, Director of Museums and Historical Heritage Management of the Ministry of Culture.

“After the exposure, you have to repack all pieces and fragments, with packaging protocols to be followed to be sent to Cusco, where it will also be exhibited at the Casa Concha which has been conditioned”, she said.

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