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Piura pyramids

The remnants of at least ten pyramids have been discovered on the coast of Peru, marking what could be a vast ceremonial site of an ancient, little-known culture, archaeologists say. In January construction crews working in the province of Piura discovered several truncated pyramids and a large adobe platform. Officials from Peru's National Institute of Culture (INC) were dispatched to inspect the discovery. They announced that the complex, which is 3.2 km long and 1.6 km wide, belonged to the ancient Vicús culture and was likely either a religious centre or a cemetery for nobility.

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