Scientists have reviewed both known and previously unpublished documents and colonial maps, which provide clear evidence of the existence of an important center of the Inca civilization, which already existed in Santiago, when the Spaniards arrived.
Near the Mapocho River was a public square surrounded by houses, warehouses, dams and canals, which indicate a flourishing civilization. It was the residence of the mayor Killikanty running it in prehistoric times. A similar picture is presented in the report and Steberga Sotomayor published in January.
Read the rest of this entry »