Sites & cities that bear the name of Checua


Today in : Colombia
First trace of activity : ca. 6,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E

Description : Checua is a preceramic open area archaeological site in Nemocón, Cundinamarca, Colombia. The site is located 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of the town centre. At Checua, thousands of stone and bone tools, stone flakes and human remains have been found, indicating human occupation from around 8500 to 3000 years BP. Main archaeologist for Checua is Ana María Groot, who published the results of her research in 1992.

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