Benvenuti in queste pagine dedicate a scienza ed arte. Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

Monday, February 28, 2011

Caral, in Peru, the oldest town in the New World

"In 2001, the oldest town in South America was officially announced. Dating to 2600 BC, it pushed back the date for the “first town” with one millennium. What is even more intriguing, is that the town of Caral has pyramids, contemporary with the Egyptian Pyramid Era....The ancient pyramids of Caral predate the Inca civilization by 4000 years, but were flourishing a century before the pyramids of Gizeh. No surprise therefore that they have been identified as the most important archaeological discovery since the discovery of Machu Picchu in 1911by Philip Coppens, read more http://www.philipcoppens.com/caral.html