3,000 year old religious centre found in Peru

Published on November 8th, 2013 | by Admin

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Archaeologists working in northern Peru have unearthed a 3,000 year old religious centre built by the Chavin culture.

“We’re thinking that it’s an oracle from the Chavin epoch, with subterranean structures, enclosures and spaces reserved for the Chavin priests,” Alva said in an interview with Efe.

The site, which was named the Oracle of Congona, was apparently used during two periods and one of these shows direct Chavin influence, the Chavin culture being one of the main pre-Incan cultures of northern Peru.

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Story: Agencia EFE | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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