Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Lumbreras, Luis Guillermo

  • Henry Tantaleán
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_317

Basic Biographical Information

Lumbreras is one of the most influential Peruvian archaeologists of the second half of the twentieth century. He was born on the 29th of July in 1936 in the city of Huamanga, Ayacucho. Moving to Lima to complete his education, first in La Recoleta school, and later, in 1951, he continued his secondary education at Antonio Raimondi college. From the 4th year in secondary school, Lumbreras founded a study group with his classmates, dedicated to doing research and holding social gatherings and informative lectures on subjects of history and archaeology.

Lumbreras studied at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), obtaining his Bachelor of Arts and Humanities in 1959 and his Doctorate in Arts with special mention in Archaeology and Ethnology in 1960. At the time of his university training, he had Raúl Porras Barrenechea, Luis E. Valcárcel, Jorge C. Muelle, and José Matos Mar as professors. The visiting professors he had the opportunity to work...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.French Institute of Andean StudiesSuperior National University of San MarcosLimaPeru