Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The Thirteen Towers of Chankillo, Peru

Chankillo or Chanquillo is an ancient monument complex in the Peruvian coastal desert. The ruins include the hilltop Chankillo Castillo, the nearby Thirteen Towers and residential and gathering areas. The Thirteen Towers were proposed to have been a solar observatory built in the 4th century BC. in the March 2, 2007, issue of Science.

The Thirteen Towers of Chankillo, Peru.
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