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Carved Stone Altar at Qenqo  
   

Carved Stone Altar at Qenqo

This stone altar was almost certainly the site of religious worship. Some people even speculate that it was used for human sacrifice.
My Life in Ruins, Continued...

August 14th 2007
These photos are of some of the nearest ruins above Cusco. ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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