Sites & cities that bear the name of Huaricoto


Today in : Peru
First trace of activity : 2,796 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E

Description : Huaricoto is an archaeological site located in the north-central highlands of Peru , in the district of Marcará, province of Carhuaz, department of Áncash . Presents remains of a sanctuary or ceremonial center from the late archaic period , which lasts until the formative period , from 2800 to 200 BC. C. It is part of a tradition of temples with fireplaces that flourished in the north-central region of Peru, in times before Chavín de Huántar ( Myth Tradition ).

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