Tucume: The Adobe Pyramids in Peru

4/04/2010 03:17:00 PM ·

The adobe pyramids at Tucume, located in the Lambeyeque Valley in Peru, were constructed before the arrival of the Incas around 1000 to 1100 AD and they are legend to be haunted by evil spirits.

The indigenous people are quite enamored by the site and the refuse to visit, afraid of what harm might come to them. It's no wonder that Tucume has been given the name "purgatoria", however many suspect the name was given by the Spanish Conquistadors to stop people from visiting the site. Oddly, grave robbers have never attempted to loot the site.

The civilization thrived raising crops and animals and formulating a complete info structure including waterways and manmade watercourses. Read the entire story about Tucume: The Adobe Pyramids Predating the Pyramids.

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