The Chimu people were certainly very expert workmen in gold and silver.
It is situated nearly two miles from the sea, in the valley of the Chimu.
Many agricultural implements are found, not only at Chimu, but all along the coast.
The Chimu tapestries and embroideries shew taste as well as technical skill.
The cultural development of the Chincha was, artistically speaking, not so high as that of the Chimu.
With our present knowledge we are justified in concluding that Chimu was the head-quarters of a powerful tribe.
Inclosures, such as we have described here, are the principal features of the Chimu ruins.
One very celebrated huaca, at Chimu, was found to contain an enormous amount of gold vessels.
Mr. Squier gives an engraving of a design upon a Chimu vase, in which the powers of earth and sea are arrayed in combat.
At last the Chimu armies, however, were forced back to the protection of the great walls of Chan Chan.