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 13 towers of the solar observatory which marked the horizon and allowed for sightings to be taken from the rectangular building whose ourline remains can be seen 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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