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Diálogo AndinoRevista de Historia, Geografía y Cultura Andina 2013, 41

Author: Hermann Gorbahn

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Diálogo Andino - Revista de Historia, Geografía y Cultura Andina ISSN: 0716-2278 rda@uta.cl Universidad de Tarapacá Chile Gorbahn, Hermann THE MIDDLE ARCHAIC SITE OF PERNIL ALTO, SOUTHERN PERU: THE BEGINNINGS OF HORTICULTURE AND SEDENTARINESS IN MID-HOLOCENE CONDITIONS Diálogo Andino - Revista de Historia, Geografía y Cultura Andina, núm.
41, junio, 2013, pp.
61-82 Universidad de Tarapacá Arica, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=371334532005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Nº 41, 2013.
Páginas 61-82 Diálogo Andino The Middle Archaic Site of Pernil Alto, Southern Peru: The Beginnings of Horticulture and Sedentariness in Mid-Holocene Conditions El sitio de Pernil Alto del Arcaico medio en el sur del Perú: Comienzo de horticultura y sedentarismo en condiciones del Holoceno medio Hermann Gorbahn*1 During the Middle Archaic period, agriculture –that later played an important role– was established in the Central Andes.
Pernil Alto was a permanent settlement of this period, dating to 5800-5000 cal BP and located in Southern Peru.
The economy was already based on horticulture and was independent from the marine resources of the Pacific Ocean.
Nevertheless, some foraging, especially plant collection, was conducted.
Currently, the area is one of the driest in the world, but was –based on palaeoclimatic information– much more favourable during the Middle Archaic.
These conditions certainly influenced the emergence of horticulture in the region. Key words: Pernil Alto, horticulture, palaeo-landscape reconstruction. La agricultura se ha establecido en los Andes centrales durante el Arcaico Medio.
Pernil Alto (5800-5000 calBP) era un asentamiento permanente de este periodo en el s...





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