Johan Gjefsen Reinhard

1987 Laureate, Exploration
United States, Born 1943

Explorer Johan Reinhard wins Hillary medal

March 28, 2018

Explorer-anthropologist and Rolex Laureate Johan Reinhard, renowned worldwide for his 1995 discovery of an Inca sacrificial mummy, called the “Ice Maiden” high in the Andes, has been honoured with the Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal, which recognizes remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature...

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Uncovering Hidden Artifacts in Ice and Water

January 17, 2008

American anthropologist-archaeologist Johan Reinhard is continuing his exploration and research around the world related to sacred sites, many of them on mountain tops. “In 2006, I undertook a month's research on Bali, investigating beliefs about volcano worship. I've never seen a society in which mountains/volcanoes played a...

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