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Peru, Chavin (Archaeological Site)

 Posted by , last edited on January 20, 2014 at 09:34:26

Location Ancash Department, Huari Province, Chavin District, Peru
Coordinates S9 35 33.981 W77 10 42.433
Property 15 ha
Date of Inscription 1985

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The archaeological site of Chavin gave its name to the culture that developed between 1500 and 300 B.C. in this high valley of the Peruvian Andes. This former place of worship is one of the earliest and best-known pre-Columbian sites. Its appearance is striking, with the complex of terraces and squares, surrounded by structures of dressed stone, and the mainly zoomorphic ornamentation.

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