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The Moche Site of Huaca Colorada

Huaca Colorada ("Red Temple") is a late Moche temple (~600-800 AD), located in the arid coastal region of Peru. Like other temples built by what archaeologists have called the Moche culture, Huaca Colorada contains architecture and murals and artifacts that provide evidence of the practice of the Moche Sacrifice Ceremony, a fairly gruesome theatrical performance that was put on on a regular, perhaps seasonal basis.
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