1,500-year-old Moche altar found in Peru

Published on April 13th, 2012 | by Admin


Archaeologists working in northwestern Peru have found an altar cut into the rock of Campana Hill.

A group of Peruvian archaeologists found a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices on the top of a hill in the northern region of La Libertad, the daily El Comercio reported Tuesday.

The structure is located 3,250 feet high on Campana Hill and was cut by the Moche culture into a rock at the site with three steps leading to a small platform.

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