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Ancient geometric earthworks in south­western Amazonia were important ritual communication spaces

Researchers examine pre-colonial Geometric earthworks in the southwestern Amazonia from the point of view of indigenous peoples and archaeology. The study shows that the earthworks were once important Ritual Communication Spaces. Jacó Sá and Seu Chiquinho sites featuring circular, square, and U-shaped earthworks. Geometric patterns  provided people with qualities such as knowledge and power [Credit: Sanna Saunaluoma]The geometric...

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