Chancay

Chancay

(chäng-kī`), archaeological site in central Peru, center of the ancient Cuismancu empire. Culturally influenced by the ChimuChimu
, ancient civilization on the desert coast of N Peru. It is believed to have begun c.1200. The Mochica, an earlier civilization, was previously known as early Chimu or proto-Chimu. After the decline of the Mochica (c.
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, the Cuismancu dominated less territory and were not as powerful. Nonetheless they built sizable cities and were somewhat more materially advanced than their southern neighbors, the Chincha (see IcaIca
, city (1993 pop. 108,724), capital of Ica region, SW Peru, on the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center for the cotton, wool, and wine produced in the region. There are several summer resorts nearby.
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). The Cuismancu were conquered by the Inca in the 15th cent.
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The more widely known, later ceramics cultures are Lambayeque and Chimu (900-1476 AD), the Chancay (1100-1450 AD) and the Inca (1450-1532 AD).
The problem of drugs does not get resolved simply by a talk, workshop or contingency plan," Luis Chancay, a teacher and president of the local branch of the National Teachers Union, told the BBC.
Finally, pieces from the ancient Americas complete the auction where you will find Pre-Columbian art of the Nazca, Moche, Chancay, Inca, and Aztecs.
This year 12 new franchises are expected to enter the local market: Florex, Cafe Bardu, Trio, Super Baterias, Chancay, Tintos y Blancos, La Oliva Verde, Petcafe, Alergia y Asma, Pizzeria a la lena, La Selecta and the Centro Panamericano de Idiomas.
In the Miraflores district, the Museo de Arte (which spans 400 years of Peruvian art and also has pre-Hispanic ceramics) and the Museo Amano (which specializes in the little-known Chancay culture and also has remarkable textiles) are significant experiences.
Musicos en los Andes: testimonios y textos escritos de dos musicos del valle de Chancay (Sierra de Lima).
500 BC) and subsequently by the Nasca, Tiwanaku, Wari, Chimu, Chancay, and Inka peoples, as well as in Northern Chile and Northwest Argentina.
His surveys in the Chancay and Viru Valleys of north coastal Peru in 1941-42 and 1946 established settlement pattern studies as a new aspect of American prehistory, and after seven years (1943-50) at the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology in Washington, D.
At the new market, Patricia Tarrillo, a Peruvian immigrant who moved to Eugene a year ago, will sell handmade wooden jewelry boxes decorated with figures from Peruvian cultures, such as Chancay, Paracas and Inca.
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The Chancay Valley's arid, consistent climate led to better preservation of textiles than in some other parts of Peru, according to the museum's manager.