Developers destroy Peru Pyramid thought to be at least 4,000 years old
BBC News: Authorities in Peru say an ancient pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near the capital, Lima, has been destroyed.
They are pressing criminal charges against two real-estate companies blamed for tearing down the structure, which was 6m (20-ft) high.
An archaeologist said those responsible had committed “irreparable damage”.
Photo: Handout picture released by the Peruvian Ministry of Culture on 2 July 2013 showing the area of the El Paraiso complex where a pyramid was destroyed (AFP)

Developers destroy Peru Pyramid thought to be at least 4,000 years old

BBC News: Authorities in Peru say an ancient pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near the capital, Lima, has been destroyed.

They are pressing criminal charges against two real-estate companies blamed for tearing down the structure, which was 6m (20-ft) high.

An archaeologist said those responsible had committed “irreparable damage”.

Photo: Handout picture released by the Peruvian Ministry of Culture on 2 July 2013 showing the area of the El Paraiso complex where a pyramid was destroyed (AFP)

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    this comes only a couple of months after another construction company (in a separate country, i believe) fucking...
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