Gallinazo Culture

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Cultural grouping in and between the Moche Valley and the Viru Valley on the north Peruvian coast which flourished in the period c.200 bc–ad 200, the local early Intermediate Horizon. Characterized by huge pyramid mounds, villages, and a distinctive ceramic style which included oxidized red wares but is best represented as black‐on‐orange negative resist decorated ware. Some ceramic styles and technologies are possibly related to the Recuay style in the Peruvian highlands.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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