Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Antoine 49
published on 07 July 2016
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A plaza for ceremonial gatherings and 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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APA Style

49, A. (2016, July 07). Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5296/ceremonial-plaza-cahuachi/

Chicago Style

49, Antoine. "Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 07, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5296/ceremonial-plaza-cahuachi/.

MLA Style

49, Antoine. "Ceremonial Plaza, Cahuachi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Jul 2016. Web. 26 Jul 2021.