Inka Temple at Huánuco Pampa wins 2018 Ambassadors Fund Award

Ambassador Krishna R. Urs and Minister of Culture Patricia Balbuena, announced a winning project for the 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP): the conservation and restoration of the Inka temple of the Huánuco Pampa archaeological site. The announcement took place this morning at the Huaca Mangomarca, in San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima, whose pyramid ...
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Ambassador Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Announce Winning Cultural Patrimony Project

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols and Peru’s Minister of Culture Salvador del Solar announced that the winning project for the State Department’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2017 is the proposal submitted by the Ministry of Culture for the preservation of an Ichma culture pyramid at the Mangomarca archaeological site in San Juan de Lurigancho. ...
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Ambassador Nichols visits Chankillo observatory

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols visited the 13 towers of Chankillo, the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, winner of the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2016 for $125,000.  The project was selected from a field of around thirty projects for the preservation of Peruvian cultural heritage. The Ambassador’s visit came as part of the ...
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Puruchuco Museum presents results of 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation project

Ambassador Nichols and Vice Minister of Culture Ana Castillo presented the results of the winning project for the 2014 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) at the Museo de Sitio Arturo Jiménez Borja in Puruchuco.  The AFCP funding supported the registration, conservation, and appropriate storage of ceramics, textiles, metals, and funerary bundles. Ambassador Javier León Olavarría, General Director for Cultural ...
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Solar Observatory at Chankillo wins the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016

Ambassador Brian A. Nichols announced the winner of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2016:  the project presented by World Monuments Fund for the preservation of the 13 towers of Chankillo, in Áncash región. This ceremonial center, located in the Valley of Casma, is over 2,300 years old. The tops of its towers measure the ...
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