Discovering Peru’s Earliest Cities
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Lost Worlds of South America
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The first cities in the Americas date to 3000 B.C. Investigate the means of subsistence of coastal and inland valley cities, and evidence for trade in marine and agricultural products. Learn about the sites of Kotosh, El Paraiso, and Caral and their striking features of architecture, including plazas, pyramids, and solar observatories.