Ancient Andes – Part 2

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As the Andean region developed, bigger multiethnic empires started to emerge. Two equally sized rivals – Tiwanaku and Huari battled for control of the mountains while the Chimu built a great city down on the coast. Meanwhile the Chachapoya people created an enigmatic society of their own and left us some mysterious puzzles which we are yet to solve.


A carving from Tiwanaku
Cholita women taking a break from excavating Tiwanaku
The landscape of the Altiplano