Oldest Civilization in the Americas Revealed

  title={Oldest Civilization in the Americas Revealed},
  author={Charles C. Mann},
  pages={34 - 35}
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  • Published 7 January 2005
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BARRANCA, PERU-- Almost 5000 years ago, ancient Peruvians built monumental temples and pyramids in dry valleys near the coast, showing that urban society in the Americas is as old as the most ancient civilizations of the Old World. 
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