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He May Actually Be the Most Interesting Man in the World - National Geographic

The discovery helped advance Reinhard's theories and anthropological research on the sacred beliefs and cultural practices of mountain people in the Andes and Himalaya. His later Andes expeditions led to the discovery of 14 more Inca human sacrifices, ...

Devastating Impact of Colonization on Indigenous Population Confirmed - Net Newsledger

Llull Maiden: DNA of The Doncela (The Maiden) Incan mummy found at Mount Llullaillaco, Argentina, in 1999, was used in the study. Credit Johan Reinhard. THUNDER BAY – SCIENCE – The first largescale study of ancient DNA from early American people ...

The Inca Sacred Center of Machu Picchu – a Love Letter - Andean Airmail & PERUVIAN TIMES

Peter said, personally, he remains most persuaded by the work of high mountain archaeologist Johan Reinhard, who suggests that Machu Picchu functioned primarily as a sacred center, where huge landscape alignments of mountain deities and celestial ...

Interview: "Inca Mummy Man" Johan Reinhard - National Geographic

In 1995 on the 20,500-foot (6,248-meter) frozen summit of Mount Ampato in Peru, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Johan Reinhard made the discovery of a lifetime: a nearly perfectly preserved, frozen Inca mummy. Viewed by millions and ...

Johan Reinhard is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at The Mountain Institute, West Virginia, a Visiting Professor at Catholic University, Salta, Argentina, and an Honorary Professor of Catholic University, Arequipa, Peru.

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Johan Reinhard, Llullaillaco volcano, 1999
Born (1943-12-13) December 13, 1943 (age 73)
Joliet, Illinois, United States
Citizenship  United States
Fields Anthropology, archaeology
Institutions National Geographic Society
Alma mater University of Arizona, University of Vienna
Website
www.johanreinhard.net

Johan Reinhard is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at The Mountain Institute, West Virginia, a Visiting Professor at Catholic University, Salta, Argentina, and an Honorary Professor of Catholic University, Arequipa, Peru.

Reinhard is famous for his discoveries of Inca mummies, frozen sacrifices on the peaks of the Andes in Peru and Argentina. He also has explored the sacred valleys of the Himalayas and performed underwater archaeology in some of the world's highest lakes. His investigations have led him to present theories to explain the mystery of the Nazca Lines, the giant desert drawings, pre-Hispanic ceremonial sites built on Andean mountain summits, and the ancient ceremonial centers of Machu Picchu, Chavin, and Tiahuanaco.

Johan Reinhard, Rolex Laureate, 1987

Johan Reinhard's 1995 discovery of the 500-year-old Inca “Ice Maiden” could easily have been the apex of his life. One of the best-preserved bodies from ...

Finding Frozen Mummies in One of the World’s Tallest Mountain Ranges | Best Job Ever

Johan Reinhard is a forerunner in the study of high-altitude archaeology. Focusing on ancient peoples, his trips regularly take him up mountains, underwater, ...

Inca Mummy: Highest Tomb on Earth Found - World Geographic Channel

Inca Mummy: Highest Tomb on Earth Found - World Geographic Channel The Children of Llullaillaco (Spanish pronunciation: [ʝu.ʝai̯.ˈʝa.ko] ...

Johan Reinhard: Capacocha en la Altura de los Andes

Antropólogo norteamericano, explorador de la National Geographic. Desde 1980 ha llevado a cabo investigaciones de campo antropológico en Perú, Bolivia, ...

La Niña del Llullaillaco "La Doncella" Momia Inca en el laboratorio MAAM.

Las Momias de Llullaillaco, también llamadas Niños de Llullaillaco y Niños del volcán, son los nombres con que se conocen los cuerpos de tres niños incaicos ...

Johan Reinhard - Everest 20 años

Charla de Johan Reinhard (Antropólogo, montañista, buzo, paracaidista y explorador) en el marco del evento "Everest 20 años" de Vertical.