The Chavin
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Chavin de Huantar, Peruvian Andes
 Chavin de Huantar Valley in the Peruvian Andes,
 was the major ceremonial center of the Chavin.
 The complex is at the bottom center of  the photo.
San Pedro cactus.


Chavin maps

Chavin de Huantar
Exploring Chavin de Huantar
Old Temple

Bottle Jars
Ceremonial Vessels
Gold artifacts
Stirrup-Spout Vessels

Raimondi Stela
Relief Fragments
Tello Obelisk
Tenon Heads


Julio Cesar Tello (1880-1947) Wikipedia
Sucedió en el Perú: Julio César Tello (Video)

Chavin de Huantar (4 min.)
The 3,000 year old Temple of Chavin de Huantar (1:31 hr.)

Nuevos hallazgos y revelaciones de la cultura Chavín (5:51 min.)
Documental de Huari, Parte 1 (8:48 min.)
CULTURA CHAVIN - PERÚ - AVEGAL Historia (9:17 min.)
Culturas Preincas [Chavin, Paracas, Nasca, Moche, Wari, Tiahuanaco] (9:54 min.)
El Templo de Chavin de Huantar (10:54 min.)
Museos Puertas Abiertas: Ancash, Parte 1 [Chavin, Moche, Recuay] (12:22 min.)
Cultura Chavín (27:48 min.)
Historia 4 Pre San Marcos [Chavin-Paracas-Nazca-Moche-Tiahuanaco-Wari] (44:34 min.)
Cultura Chavin (53:32 min.)
Peru, La Tierra de los Dioses (45:03 min.)
Pueblos andinos preincas (48:55 min.)
Sucedio en el Peru: Chavin - Bloque 1 de 6

Ayres, Fred D. Rubbings from Chavin de Huantar, Peru, American Antiquity, Oct. 1961
Burger, Richard L. The Radiocarbon Evidence for the Temporal Priority of Chavin de Huantar, American Antiquity (July 1981)
_____ and Ramiro Matos Mendieta, Atalla: A Center on the Periphery of the Chavín Horizon, Latin American Antiquity, June 2002
Browman, David L. Trade Patterns in the Central Highlands of Peru in the First Millennium B.C., World Archaeology, Feb. 1975
Coe, Michael D. Olmec and Chavin: Rejoinder to Lanning, American Antiquity, July 1963
Contreras, Daniel A. A Mito-Style Structure at Chavin de Huantar: Dating and Implications, Latin American Antiquity, March 2010
Druc, Isabelle C. Ceramic Diversity in Chavín De Huantar, Peru, Latin American Antiquity, Sept. 2004
Lanning, Edward P. Olmec and Chavin: Reply to Michael D. Coe, American Antiquity, July 1963
Miller, George R. and Richard L. Burger. Our Father the Cayman, Our Dinner the Llama: Animal Utilization at Chavin de Huantar, Peru, July 1995
Tello, Julio C. Discovery of the Chavin, American Antiquity, July 1943

Chavin de Huantar: The Conspiracy of the Gods
Chavin de Huantar: Mother Culture of the Andean Civilization
Discovery of shell stash sheds light on ancient society
Menlo Park anthropologist ponders 'center of centers (The Almanac, Sept. 26, 2001)