Ana Igareta is an anthropologist at the Museo de La Plata, Argentina, currently working in historical archaeology, and a Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council. She is the author of several books and academic papers. She has worked as researcher and director of a variety of projects in several Argentinian universities and museums.
This study reports on a remarkable discovery and a pioneering example of historical archaeology in Latin America: an unknown settlement was found nestled between rocky cliffs in the Argentinian jungle. Dated to between 1943-6, finds are characterised by exotic European luxuries, German coins and coins from the occupied countries of Western Europe. READ MORE