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Chi·mu

or Chi·mú  (chē-mo͞o′)
n.
A civilization flourishing on the northern coast of Peru from about 1200 to its absorption by the Inca Empire around 1460, known especially for its well-planned cities such as its capital, Chan Chan.

[American Spanish Chimú.]
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The more widely known, later ceramics cultures are Lambayeque and Chimu (900-1476 AD), the Chancay (1100-1450 AD) and the Inca (1450-1532 AD).
The international artists are Freshly Ground and the local artist will be Shishani, Erna Chimu, Mr Bones, Big Ben, Essence and Uncle.
Gold mineralization is controlled by fractured and crackle-brecciated quartzites and sandstones of the Cretaceous Chimu formation.
The story of Erna Chimu inspired me a lot, that story has changed my life, and I would like to kindly ask the team of Sister Namibia to start up a team of BROTHER NAMIBIA for men please.
The anthropomorphic pottery shown in Figure 2 originated from the Chimu Culture (c.
The Moche and Chimu cultures of northern Peru created hand-modeled and mold-made sculptural pottery in the shape of fruits, animals, and historical figures.
He cites the case of Chan Chan in Peru, former capital of the Chimu civilization and the largest pre-Colombian city in Latin America, which is already severely exposed to flooding linked to the El Nino weather pattern.
The next day I visited Chan Chan, the vast adobe city of the 13th century Chimu empire.
We drove onwards across the dry, barren landscape to another crumbling kingdom: Chan Chan, the imperial city built by another Peruvian people, the Chimu.
This strange ruler covered in the feathers of birds from a distant tropical land rebuilt civilization in the region, giving birth to the Chimu and the Sican societies, before passing on his kingdoms to his sons and himself passing into mythology.
Their topics include prehistoric population dynamics in the Andes, Quebrada Tacahuay and early maritime foundations on Peru's far southern coast, early agriculture in the coastal Peru's Osmore Valley, the Tiwanaku occupation of the northern Titicaca Basic, the Moche use of numbers and number sets, settlement patterns in the Huamachuco area, diasporas within the ancient state, Chimu statecraft in the provinces, Inka agricultural intensification in the imperial heartland and provinces, and volcanoes and the Spanish colonial wine industry.
Chimu double-chambered vessels were frequently designed to produce a whistling sound as liquid was poured from them.