3,000-Year-Old “Spider God” Temple Discovered in Peru

posted on January 14th, 2009 in Archaeology, Northern Kingdoms of Peru, Peru, Recent Discoveries

“Spider God” Temple Found in Peru

National Geographic News

October 29, 2008

A 3,000-year-old temple featuring an image of a spider god may hold clues to little-known cultures in ancient Peru.
People of the Cupisnique culture, which thrived from roughly 1500 to 1000 B.C., built the temple in the Lambayeque valley on Peru’s north coast.


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