December 10, 2014

Significant Wari Temple Excavated in Peru

An international team of archaeologists in Peru have uncovered an ancient Wari temple with a D-shaped temple and Wari influenced ceramics and textiles in southern Peru. The dig is uncovering material spanning 200 BCE-1000 CE. The Wari culture covered the south-central Andes from the highlands to the coast, with administrative centers, terraced agriculture and a huge network of roads. Excavations at the site will continue into 2015.
Popular Archaeology has the report here with good photos and a video;

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