Sites & cities that bear the name of Pacatnamu


Today in : Peru
First trace of activity : ca. 3rd century C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 15th century C.E
Recorded names : Pakatnamú

Description : The Pacatnamu (Mochica : Pakatnamú, Spanish : Pacatnamú) site is located at the mouth of the Jequetepeque Valley on the northern coast of Peru. Rocky cliffs protect two of its sides and a manmade wall protects the third. This area of Peru does not have a tropical environment; it gets very little precipitation and has a mild climate, which sometime can become very humid.

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