Chankillo, a fortified hilltop site
Chankillo, a fortified hilltop site, The fortress covers 4 square kms and is unusual in it defensive layout in terms of ancient Peruvian warfare. This view shows the fortress with its citadel and surrounding looping ramparts in the distance, the 13 towers of the solar observatory in the middle distance and the ruined remains of administrative buildings in the foreground. Peru. 4th C BC. Casma valley, north coast of Peru. (Photo by Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)
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01 January, 1980
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