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6/03/09 Recap of last lecture: South America has coastal and highland zones A common theme on west coast is mummification Another common theme is large stone of earth structures A good example if a ritual and social group Chavin On the coast short valleys each had their own culture one good example is hr Moche in which we see fine pottery drawings warfare and spectacular burials such as Sipan South America 1. Nazca culture 200 BC -650 AD a. Coastal culture b. Geogylphs seen on the ground from high altitude c. Ceramics were highly developed to express themselves in vessels 2. Highlands a. Coastal planes are very narrow, limited b. El Nino pacific event lots of rain it ends up having a global effect on the weather i. In the area of coastal people of ancient Peru 1. The rain destroys their mud homes 2. And fish stock gets depleted ii. Can’t be predicted and can effect social complexities iii. Moche people went through this (1100AD) and a competitive rival empire took
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course ANTHRO Anthro 8 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.

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24 - 6/03/09 Recap of last lecture: South America has...

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