Sechin Bajo, Peru: The Location of the Oldest Man-Made Structure of the New World?

Sechin Bajo, Peru: The Location of the Oldest Man-Made Structure of the New World?

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A relief carving from the Casma/Sechin culture.

A relief carving from the Casma/Sechin culture. ( CC BY-SA 3.0 )

Featured image: Top Left: The newly found circular site at Sechin; Top Right: Walls encircling the site were uncovered; Bottom: The retaining wall of Cerro Sechin.  Source: Nephicode

By Wu Mingren


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