Chavin de Huantar
Chavin civilization was advanced in many ways. The main example of their architecture was the Chavin de Huantar temple, which is what the civilization was named after when discovered.The Chavin de Huantar is believed to have been constructed around 900BC. It served as a gathering place for people to come together and worship. It has played a large part in discovering what we know of the Chavin culture.
Trade and Agriculture
There is no inclination of specific gender roles, although it is
assumed that women were most responsible for the caring of children, while men
withheld the duties of providing food.
Classes: The Elite and Power
The Chavin power was established by the belief of the elite having divine connections. Shamans derived power and athority from their claim to devine connection. This was important for the community for they wanted to connect with the divine, and they believed the shamans could do that for them. Shamans had great social influence on the Chavin people, and were held in the highest respect