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Burial Mound, Cahuachi


Mark Cartwright
by Antoine 49
published on 07 July 2016
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A burial mound at the Nazca site of Cahuachi, southern Peru. The 40 mounds at the site are built on natural hilltops using earth and adobe-brick retaining walls. The site was used for burials and religious ceremonies between 100 BCE and 550 CE.

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49, A. (2016, July 07). Burial Mound, Cahuachi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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49, Antoine. "Burial Mound, Cahuachi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 07, 2016.

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49, Antoine. "Burial Mound, Cahuachi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Jul 2016. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

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