Chavín culture
The Chavín culture is an extinct, prehistoric Paleo-Indian civilization, named for Chavín de Huántar, the principal archaeological site at which its artifacts have been found. The culture developed in...
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Chavín de Huantar
Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site containing ruins and artifacts constructed beginning at least by 1200 BC and occupied by later cultures until around 400-500 BC by the Chavín, a major pre-I...
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Pre-Columbian goldworking of the Chibchan area
The Chavín culture of modern Peru began to work gold and other metals as early as 1200- 500 B.C. In fact a primary reason why conquistadores came to the Americas was to find and obtain gold from the ...
Pre-Columbian goldworking of the Chibchan area - Wikipedia
Kuntur Wasi
Kuntur Wasi (Quechua kuntur condor, wasi house, "condor house") is the name given to the ruins of a religious center with complex architecture and stone sculptures, located in the Andean highlands of ...
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Kotosh Religious Tradition
The Kotosh Religious Tradition is a term used by archaeologists to refer to the ritual buildings that were constructed in the mountain drainages of the Andes between circa 3000 and c.1800 BCE, during ...
Kotosh
Kotosh is an archaeological site near Huánuco (Peru) containing a temple of the Late Archaic period. The site gave name to the Kotosh Religious Tradition, which existed in Peru in 2300—1200 BCE, i.e. ...
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Lanzón
The Lanzón is the colloquial name for the most important statue of the central deity of the ancient Chavín culture of the central highlands of Peru. The Chavín religion was the first major religious a...
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