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Ruins of Miraflores[1] is an archeological site located in a remote zone of the Calca area in the Cusco region, in Perù. Explorers that discovered Miraflores indicated that it was utilized as an agricultural and ceremonial center.

Location and description

Is located at coordinates Lat. 12º 36.507’ South / Long. 72º 03.715’ West at 8277 ft. above sea level, on the Miraflores mountain of the Paucartambo range (Andes mountain range), near the Chunchusmayo river. The area of the ruins is 2 hectare[2]

Discovery

Official discovery occurred 28 September 2011, by a group of independent Peruvian and foreign researchers. They were: Gregory Deyermenjian, (United States of America), Ignacio Mamani Huilca and Alberto Huillca Mamani, (Perú), Yuri Leveratto, (Italy) and Javier Zardoya (Spain).

Studies

The archeological site has not been yet studied by professional archeologists, that is the reason that is too early to understand the real purpose of the constructors. According to the explores the site was built before the Inca empire.

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Archaeological sites in Peru


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