Cihuatán

Local nameComplejo Arqueológico Cihuatán
LocationDepartamento de San Salvador, El Salvador

Cihuatán is a major pre-Columbian archaeological site in central El Salvador. It was a very large city located in the extreme south of the Mesoamerican cultural area, and has been dated to the Early Postclassic period of Mesoamerican chronology.Archaeological investigation of the site was undertaken in the mid to late 1970s by Karen Olsen Bruhns of San Francisco State University in conjunction with El Salvador's Administración de Patrimonio Cultural. By 1980, 63 hectares of the city had been mapped by the archaeological project, covering an area that included over 900 structures.

Tags Archaeological Site
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cihuatán

Address Carretera Troncal Del Norte, El Salvador

Coordinates 13°58'52.069" N -89°9'53.839" E

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