anthropology http://kbia.org en MU professor discovers animal-shaped mounds in Peru http://kbia.org/post/mu-professor-discovers-animal-shaped-mounds-peru <p>MU professor emeritus of anthropology Robert Benfer has discovered rare animal-shaped mounds in Peru. The mounds are three to five thousand years old.</p><p>MU&rsquo;s spokesperson Tim Wall says this research is great contribution for the university.</p><p>&ldquo;This is groundbreaking research by an MU anthropologist,&quot; said Wall, &quot;who has found not only some of the oldest structures in the western atmosphere but some of the oldest structures on the planet. These are as old as like the pyramids.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:26:50 +0000 Tatiana Darie 11675 at http://kbia.org MU professor discovers animal-shaped mounds in Peru