Lima. Oct. 07 (ANDINA). Huaca Mateo Salado. belonging to the Ychsma culture who settled in Lima. is being enhanced and will soon have a Site Museum so that all Peruvians and foreign visitors can appreciate the magnificence of one of the most important archeological sites of the capital.
Archaeologist Pedro Espinoza. responsible for the works. explained that one pyramid is being enhanced per year. providing employment to some 50 people. As a result of these efforts. there is a circuit ready for the public. which will enable the visitors to see the interior of the Huaca without affecting the historic construction.
Mateo Salado gathers several buildings of the Ychsma culture. However. the site also includes traces of Inca presence in Colonial times. In order to give tourists a clear idea on how this placed was used. the construction of a Site Museum is planed. in which the different objects found will be display.
Due to its extension. the huaca is one of the most important archaeological complexes of Lima. It borders on three districts: Cercado. Pueblo Libre and Breña.
Mateo Salado is an administrative and ceremonial center. built between 1100 and 1450 A.D.. that comprises five major step pyramids.