South America

Image of a gold pre-hispanic container used to hold lime.

Archeological Collection of the Gold Museums

The work of the Banco de la República combines collections related to music, plastic arts, documentary, numismatic, philatelic, archeological, and ethnographic elements.
Black and white image of the front page of El Bravo newspaper. It includes a logo that combines the US and Cuban flags. It also features a list of names.

Caribbean Sea Migration Collection

The resources found in this archive offer a close look at migration trends, practices, and life experiences related to official and unofficial responses to the humanitarian crisis product of Caribbean migration by sea into the US.
Cartoon of layers of many types of maps, including data, topography, land, and contours.

World Heritage Site Map

The most well-known part of their work is the naming and administration of World Heritage Sites.
Minecraft Education logo

Minecraft Education

Because Minecraft offers such a wide variety of sources and topics, it can be incredibly helpful to teachers. However, because game-based play poses particular risks, such as the possibility that students will not learn and only focus on playing.
A tan colored tunic stretched to show the height and width. The tunic has a simple slit for the neck, a red and brown geometric design along the chest, and red embroidery along the hem.

Inca Miniature Tunic

This cotton and camelid hair tunic dates from the 14th-16th century CE in Peru, and was simply constructed from a rectangle of fabric, with a slit for the neck and open sides for the arms.

A woven textile with A closeup of a woven textile featuring a figure that may be a human-animal hybrid. He wears red and blue clothing, dark colored sandals, and has a golden-colored headpiece.

Coca Bag

This coca bag is from the Moche culture that existed in Peru between the period of 100 to 700 AD. The Moche are known for their ceramics, textiles, and metalworking practices, and this bag demonstrates the skill of Moche weavers.

Stepped platforms made from tan-colored adobe bricks located on the plaza at Huaca Pucllana

Huaca Pucllana, Ancient Pyramid in Peru

Huaca Pucllana is a pyramid site built around 500 AD by the Lima culture of Peru. The pyramid was built with seven platforms made from adobe bricks and is around 82 feet (25 meters) high, and has a plaza surrounding it. The pyramid was a site of ceremonial and religious power.

The well-known portrait vessel called Huaco Retrato Mochica, which depicts a man's head wearing a turban with red detailing and a two headed bird on either side.

Moche Portrait Vessels

Moche portrait vessels are ceramic vessels that often featured only heads, but some also have full human bodies as well, and most are representations of adult men.

Cave painting with red paint outlining hands.

Cueva de los Manos, Rio Pinturas

Cueva de las Manos, Rio Pinturas is an archealogical site and World Heritage Site in Argentina that features cave art and rock are that dates to around 9500 to 13000 years old.

A light colored, rectangular bead with small, stripe-like markings.

Shell Pendant or Bead from Ecuador

This pendant or bead was made from a shell and dates back to the 3rd millennium BCE. Found in Ecuador, it was likely made by the Valdivia culture, a people who lived on the western coast and mainly subsisted off fishing and farming and flourished between the years of 3500 BCE - 1500 BCE.