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Kotosh Tradition
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Inca civilization
Archaic period

Definition: Pre-Inca civilization in Peru, from 2300-1200 BC, and the type site near Kotosh, near modern Huanuco. Kotosh tradition is classed as Late Archaic, although cultivated plants and marine resources provided much of the subsistence base, and permanent villages and multi-roomed ceremonial structures are characteristic of the sites.

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Archaeology of Peru
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Inca Archaeology
A complete study guide of the Inca civilization.

American Archaic
A definition and description of the American Archaic.

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