Pre-Columbian reliefs in stone at the Sechin ruins near Casma dating 1600 B.C.
They are well-preserved among the Peru's coastal ruins. Three outside walls of the main temple are covered with relief carvings of warriors and of captives being eviscerated. The gruesomely realistic stone carvings are up to four meters high. Little is known about the warlike people who are responsible which is one of the site's main points of interest.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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