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By William Isbell, Helaine Silverman

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ISBN-13: 9780387289397

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The 3rd quantity within the Andean Archaeology sequence, this e-book makes a speciality of the marked cultural alterations among the northern and southern areas of the crucial Andes, and considers the stipulations lower than which those variations advanced, grew reported, and reduced. This booklet maintains the dynamic, present problem-oriented method of the sector of Andean Archaeology that begun with Andean Archaeology I and Andean Archaeology II. Combines up to date examine, diversified theoretical systems, and far-reaching interpretations to attract provocative and considerate conclusions.

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Also, like the other structures it was elevated by means of rock fill contained in bags or shicras. Worth noting is a subterranean gallery that is accessed by a long passageway. 5 m wide and has seven niches on the internal walls, three on each side and one on the wall facing the entrance. The wall faces and the niches were plastered and painted white. It is associated with a monolith resembling a lance. This pyramidal structure contains evidence of successive reconstructions during its occupation.

Their entrances are oriented 42 Ruth Shady Solis toward the west and the two have a principal room in the style of an atrium, as well as annex rooms, storage chambers and a patio where domestic as well as social and ritual activities took place. Like all of the buildings at Caral, these dwellings reveal distinct construction periods with each having its own characteristics. The residential group is attached to the pyramid and was inhabited by high status families that held important social positions in the city.

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