- While the Inca state lasted around a century, the Wari civilisation flourished for more than four hundred years.
- Archaeologists say the find could provide the missing link between the ancient cultures of the Wari people and the earlier Moche civilisation.
- The site, near the Pacific coastal city of Chiclayo, probably dates to the Wari culture which ruled the Andes of modern Peru between the 7th and 12th Century.
- The civilisation's capital was near modern-day Ayacucho, in the Andes, but the Wari travelled widely and are known for building Peru's first extensive network of roads.
Waite Agricultural Research Institute 威特农业研究学会