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"Settlements in the Amazon Basin (Equador) 2000 BCE"
Settlements in the Amazon Basin (Equador) 2000 BCE
trefwoorden: nederzetting - Amazon Basin - Equador - 2000 BCE
The eastern slopes of the Andean Cordillera, in the Equador province of Zamora-Chinchipe, bordering Peru, form part of the Amazon piedmont.
This region of undulating topography, situated between 500 and 2000 m altitude, had not up to now been the focus of any systematic archaeological research. This area was occupied in historical times (from the end of the first millenium) by groups belonging to the Jivaro linguistic family, the Bracamoros, who were probably the inhabitants the Spanish conquistadors encountered in the XVIth century.
Lees verder in: Eureka Alert (7 juli 2003)