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Cahuachi - Adobe Pyramid from Nasca Civilization

Cahuachi - Adobe Pyramid from Nasca Civilization World History Ethics Geography Social Studies STEM Visual Arts

Scholars believe that Cahuachi, as the ceremonial center of the Nasca people, was much larger than originally thought and more sparsely populated on a permanent basis.  The city had pyramids, like the one depicted here, and would increase in population during ritual or ceremonial events.

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Photo by Ed88, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons. 

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