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Conservation of 4th-Century BC Astronomical Horizon Markers at Chankillo Archaeological Site

4th Century

Cultural Heritage Center, U.S. Department of State

Cultural Heritage Center, U.S. Department of State
United States

Chankillo is the earliest known astronomical observatory in the Americas. This AFCP project included the preservation of 13 horizon markers and local preservation capacity building.

Details

  • Title: Conservation of 4th-Century BC Astronomical Horizon Markers at Chankillo Archaeological Site
  • Date Created: 4th Century
  • Location Created: Ancash, Peru
  • Rights: World Monuments Fund (Iván Ghezzi)

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