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The Early Horizon Site of Huaca de los Reyes: Societal Implications

  • Thomas Pozorski (a1)

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From 1973 to 1974, investigations were carried out at a series of Initial Period and Early Horizon sites known as the Caballo Muerto complex, located in the Moche Valley on the North Coast of Peru. One site, Huaca de los Reyes, contains numerous adobe friezes that are noted both for their wide variety and early date. The amount of labor investment and the degree of architectural planning of the site strongly imply ranked societal divisions of the people responsible for its construction. Differential frieze distribution also supports this contention.

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The Early Horizon Site of Huaca de los Reyes: Societal Implications

  • Thomas Pozorski (a1)

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