An American Inca

Portrait of Life Changes

Lima Culture


The Lima culture appeared between the ages 100 and 550 after Christ and is contemporary with Mochica and Nazca. It is a coastal culture that extended from Lurin to Chancay (Department of Lima). It occupied the valleys of Lurin, Rimac and Chillon. It was an organized agricultural people in Headquarters, each holding their own customs. The Lima culture had many adobe material like buildings, however, limited information was obtained about its social organization.


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