Huaca del Sol, Moche

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Mark Cartwright
by Carl Ottersen
published on 18 August 2014
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The remains of the Huaca del Sol pyramid at Moche, Peru. The huge ceremonial mound had four tiers and was constructed using over 140 million adobe bricks. Reaching a height of 50 metres, the site was used for religious and state ceremonies.

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Ottersen, C. (2014, August 18). Huaca del Sol, Moche. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2936/huaca-del-sol-moche/

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Ottersen, Carl. "Huaca del Sol, Moche." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 18, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2936/huaca-del-sol-moche/.

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Ottersen, Carl. "Huaca del Sol, Moche." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Aug 2014. Web. 20 Oct 2021.