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Miriam Kolar and "Haunting Sounds at an Ancient Peruvian Site"
Haunting Sounds at an Ancient Peruvian Site
February 16th, 2012, Dan Ferber, Science Now... Chavín de Huantar is particularly well suited to the study of ancient uses of sound, says Miriam Kolar, an archeoacoustics researcher at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. That’s because the interior architecture contains elaborate, multilevel mazes with long corridors and staircases that affect acoustics today and are well enough preserved to detect what the original residents must have heard...