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Abandoned Andean hillfort town reveals incredible speed of Inca invasion

Around 1450 CE, the Incas attacked so fast that many of the Colla people of the hill fort of Ayawiri in Peru didn't have time to take their valuables with them as they Abandoned their homes. A round stone house at Ayawiri being excavated [Credit: Elizabeth Arkush]Putting a number on how quickly people abandoned settlements hundreds of years ago is tricky using methods like radiocarbon dating, which are not very precise on those time...

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