New discovery •

Dr. Ghezzi’s initial study actually took place back in 2001. Before this, you’ll remember, people generally thought Chankillo had been a fort. Yet no one had come up with a satisfying explanation for the existence of the 13 towers. That all changed after the grad student began working at the site. Photo Credit: yonel alberto campos gamonal/Flickr | CC BY 2.0

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