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The Wiese Foundation organizes the V International Colloquium: Policies and Management of Collections in Peru. Formation, balance and perspectives.


The Andenes Centrales, largely the territory covered by present-day Peru, have been -as very few places in the world- a privileged scenario of social developments notable for their degree of complexity and profuse historical legacy. As a result of successive occupations occurring after approximately 15,000 BCE, the amount of cultural material inherited by the Peruvian [...]

The conservation of the Wooden Idol


The Wiese Foundation, through the Cao Museum, has as one of its main goals the protection and preservation of movable and immovable cultural property of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex. For this reason, the pieces exhibited in the Cao Museum undergo a rigorous monitoring process. One of our main attractions is the so-called "Wooden Idol". [...]

Know about the collection that forms part of the “Piece of the Week”, on our social media


In the warehouses of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, there is a large quantity of archaeological pieces in a perfect state of conservation, which have not yet been exhibited in the Cao Museum. All of the pieces, which gather the findings from more than 30 years of research work inside the archaeological site, help us [...]

Work at the Depots of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex: The Reconditioning of the Collections


The preservation of the archaeological heritage is one of the main responsibilities that the Wiese Foundation assumes at the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, as it is indispensable to generate knowledge through scientific research, adequate dissemination strategies and historical awareness in our society. To that effect, since the beginning of 2019 we have been conducting a [...]

The Wiese Foundation organizes “The Discussion Meeting for the Diagnosis of the Señora de Cao”


The discovery of the funerary context of the Lady of Cao made in 2004, was one of the most important archaeological finds at the beginning of the 21st century. The climatic conditions of the north coast of the country allowed human remains to be found in excellent condition. In 2009, the Wiese Foundation inaugurated the [...]

Works at the Depots of the El Brujo Archaeological Complex: Thermal Insulators


As part of the commitment of the Wiese Foundation to the preservation of the archaeological heritage, we have performed reconditioning works at the six depots of the Cao Museum, which house the materials recovered in the excavation campaigns conducted at the El Brujo Archaeological Complex, especially at the Huaca Cao Viejo. These works are within [...]