An American Inca

Portrait of Life Changes

Chachapoyas Culture


The Chachapoyas culture existed during the years of 700 to 1500 after Christ. It was located in the Amazonas department and had left numerous large stone monuments, such as Kuelap, Gran Pajaten, and the Lake of the Condors, as well as many sarcophagi and mausoleums. It was a culture in which communities were developed independently in an isolated environment. Its large buildings can be found in almost inaccessible places, which makes this culture so interesting.


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