Chavín de Huántar

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Chavín de Huán·tar

 (dĕ wän′tär)
A major center of Chavin civilization in the northern highlands of Peru, noted for its temple complex and stylized stone carvings.
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Our father the cayman, our dinner the llama: animal utilization at Chavin de Huantar, Peru.
From humankind's oldest monuments: Gobekli Tepe and Malta's Hypogeum to Stonehenge and Newgrange, to Chavin de Huantar and Mayan pyramids in the New World -- researchers around the globe note unusual sound behavior in the world's sacred places.
Perhaps the most enigmatic of these sites is the highland ritual centre of Chavin de Huantar, where the discovery of conch shell (Strombus galeatus) or 'pututo' horns were uncovered within underground chambers designed to create impressive sonic experiences (Cook et al.
Archaeologists had unearthed 20 complete Strombus galeatus marine shell trumpets in 2001 at Chavin de Huantar, an ancient ceremonial center in the Andes.
Archaeologists found 20 complete Strombus galeatus marine shell trumpets in 2001 at Chavin de Huantar, an ancient ceremonial center in the Andes.
Sectioned into four topics of the architecture of the temple at Chavin de Huantar, the predecessors of Chavin, the art of Chavin, and the culture of Chavin, essays can be read individually or as a part of the whole.
The gray stone walls allude to the sacrificial pre-Hispanic god Chavin de Huantar, known for his cruelty.
Birds were present as guardian figures at Chavin de Huantar (ca.
The commission said the operation known as Chavin de Huantar must be recognized as a valiant action by the armed forces.
Chavin de Huantar was the result of political decision and of refined antiterrorist technology, where intelligence played an important role.
Recognising the references in a midden assemblage led to the conclusion that the people at Campanayuq Rumi and at Chavin de Huantar embraced the same religious ideology, and that the Campanayuq Rumi midden was the result of 'ceremonial trash' resulting from religious performance.
His photographs of Chavin de Huantar offer a glimpse into the restoration of a major pre-Inca site in Peru.