La Paz, Oct 3rd – The 4th International Meeting on Amazonian Archeology is bringing together more than 100 experts in underground heritage from several countries in the Bolivian city of Trinidad, in Beni department.
Brazilian researchers Cristiana Barreto and Fabiola Silva, German expert Heiko Prümers and U.S. specialists Sonia Alconini and Clark Erickson are among participants in the event.
As part of the meeting, archaeologist Zulema Lehm will give the master lecture entitled Landscapes, indigenous peoples, history, culture and image of Llanos de Mojos, in Beni, Bolivia.
Scheduled until Saturday, October 7, the meeting consists of symposiums on anthropogenic transformations and zooarchaeology (a discipline in charge of the study of animal remains found in archaeological contexts).
The department of Beni has a great historic and cultural wealth, and the city of Trinidad is the land of the indigenous ethnic group Baure and where the ridges were found. Also known as Waru Waru, those ridges are a kind of soil in the plains for the crop used in the pre-Columbian era, especially in the current territories of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.(Prensa Latina)