Exploring Chavín de Huántar

The Old Temple

Old Temple Map From looking at seams in the site's structures, a simple sequence of construction can be postulated. An Old Temple, built in a U-shaped form around a circular plaza, has been thought to be the earliest construction at the site (in fact, our project can show that there are earlier stages that are mostly masked by the Old Temple). Having been fairly well exposed by recent excavations, the Old Temple is a good location to begin our exploration.

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