Temple of the Sun, Pachacamac

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Steven Damron
published on 10 June 2016

The ruins of the huge adobe-brick platforms of the Temple of the Sun at the sacred Andean site of Pachacamac, south of Lima. The site was sacred to the creator god Pachacamac and hosted an oracle which was consulted by Andeans for two millennium.

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