Japanese researchers discover remains of what appears to be 4,800-year-old temple in Peru

Japanese researchers said they have discovered–with
the unintended help of looters–what appears to be a temple ruins at
least 4,800 years old that could be one of the oldest in the Americas.

The temple is believed to have been built before or around 2600 BC
when Peru’s oldest known city, Caral, was created, the researchers said.

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Brazilian Stonehenge Discovered

Brazilian archaeologists have found an ancient stone structure in a
remote corner of the Amazon that may cast new light on the region’s
The site, thought to be an observatory or place of worship, pre-dates
European colonisation and is said to suggest a sophisticated
knowledge of astronomy.
Its appearance is being compared to the English site of Stonehenge.

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