Our colleague, the archaeologist Santiago Rivas, recently made a remarkable discovery.
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On a small plateau above the outskirts of Iquitos, a town in the northern Peruvian Amazon, he found a layer in the soil which contained small pieces of ceramic pottery, that were around 1,800-years-old.
This is the archaeological site at Quistococha which has been occupied for at least the past 3,000 years.
The pottery fragments…