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COMPLEX ARQUEOLOGICO HUACA THE SENTRY LA CENTINELA

The Sentry "with an approximated height of 18 meters is the greatest pyramid of the aqueológico complex".

Due to this building the archaeological site recibio the name of "the Sentry" since from his top it is possible to be descried to an ample horizon with Vista to the marine coast and the fields of culture of the environs.

This enormous structure was contruida with massive tapial and dates from the time in which the Señorío de Chincha mantenia its political independence.

Of the arrival of the Incas several modifications took control, coverall in the South side, in order to construct to their temples to the sun and demas administrative structures.


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


From a great one forado in the walls of the South side, fact possibly at colonial time by finders of treasures, can be appreciated the interior of piramide, composed by enclosures of regulating size even covered by rubbish.


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


This building I possibly lodge to oráculo and ídolo of Chinchaycamac, that widely was known and respected in the South coast of Peru, being the greater divinity of this valley. The cronistas of century XVI refer to this oráculo like son of Pachacamac.


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


In the ultimos levels of the superior platform it is possible to be observed the rest of a great wall of 10 meters in length done in adobones, that presents/displays in the face a this scenery with figures in high relief, that represents marine, lambda-type birds of textile type, waves and fish.


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


In the excavations of years 80, testimony of the finding of rest of walls painted of several colors and scenery with figures of birds have left.


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


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TEMPLO PRINCIPAL CHINCHA


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