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Psychedelic Culture Tripped Circa 500 A.D.

Sophisticated drug paraphernalia, complete with a hippy-looking headband, provide evidence that an elite, hallucinogen-using culture flourished at around 500 A.D. in the south-central Andes and lasted there for at least another 600 years.

The items, described in the latest issue of the journal Antiquity, shed light on the lifestyle and belief systems once held by the people of Tiwanaku, an ancient city-state located near Lake Titicaca, Bolivia.

read more Psychedelic Culture Tripped Circa 500 A.D. : Discovery News.

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This entry was posted on September 3, 2014 by in Archaeology.

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