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The Nazca Lines

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On the year 1927 the archaeologist Mejia Xespe, Julio Cesar Tello’s disciple; father of the Peruvian archeology, was informed of the presence of some mysterious traces on the land, on an area of the Peruvian coast. Back then; archeology in Peru was on its primary phase and no one paid much attention to this announcement, […]

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The Viracocha God

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Viracocha or Wiracocha is a pan Andean god, revered by different name and represented in different forms from the Late Arcaic period. It appears represented on the Caral mate (dried out squash), the Raimondi Estela in Chavin, the Karwa textiles in Paracas, the Sun Gate in Tiahuanaco, the ceremonial urns in Wari and the Koricancha […]

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CHAVIN

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Chavin de Huantar, otherwise known as the capital of the Chavin Culture is an archaeological sire located in the Chavin de Huantar district, Huari province in the Ancash department, 462 km (287 miles) northeast of Lima. The place has an elevation over 3000 meters above sea level (9843 ft.), among the Black and White Andean […]