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Peru archeologists find ancient temple

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Peruvian archeologists have discovered a temple believed to be about 5,000 years old at the ancient El Paraiso archeological site in a valley just north of Lima, the Culture Ministry said. 

Graphic locating El Paraiso in Peru where archeologists have discovered a temple believed to be about 5,000 years old, which, if confirmed, will make the ancient site one of the oldest in the world.

If the date is confirmed, it would be among the oldest sites in the world, comparable to the ancient city of Caral, a coastal city some 200 kilometers (125 miles) to the north.

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