From Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries Moche is the name of the dominant culture on the north coast of peru from the first to the seventh centuries a.d., known as the early intermediate period.
Member of an ancient American Indian people who ruled much of Mexico and Central America in the 10th-12th centuries, with their capital and religious centre at Tula or Tollán, northeast of Mexico City.
From The Columbia Encyclopedia City of the ancient Maya, central Yucatán, Mexico. It was founded around two large cenotes, or natural wells. According to one system of dating, it was founded c.514, probably by the Itzá.
From Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries Sipán is a moche site in northern peru, near the coastal city of Chiclayo (Lambayeque). It consists of a lavish tomb complex that was discovered in 1987 by looters.
From Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries One of the largest and most important classic Maya sites, Tikal is situated in northern guatemala, and its archaeological sequence spans the years from ca. 800 b.c. to a.d. 900.