Nearly hundred archaeological sites found in Peru

Archaeological survey of Arequipa’s district of Ayo revealed 90 new sites. Research revealed sites dating back to the Middle Horizon period (Wari Culture, 600 AD – 1000 AD) and sites of possible subsequent occupation during Late Intermediate and Late Horizon periods.

Newly found sites in Peru (by Andina)
Newly found sites in Peru (by Andina)

Most artefacts in the sites included fragments of household pottery, but there was a small number of pottery fragments used for ceremonial purposes decorated with high and low relief features in red, green and white. In addition, orthogonal (rooms and courtyards) and circular (chullpas and utallas) architectural structures were found along with walls, fortified towers, terraces and channels.

Newly found sites in Peru (by Andina)
Newly found sites in Peru (by Andina)

(after Andina)

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