The archaeological site of Sechin is located in the department of Ancash province of Casma and 5 km. from the city of the same name. The Cerro Sechin Temple is one of the most important archaeological monuments of Peru, given its age, architectural beauty and cultural content. It got as a few ones, a facade built with stone slabs engraved with suggestive motifs of warriors in procession, which meaning is not yet fully defined. It was discovered by archeologist Julio C. Sage Tello in 1937.
The archaeological site covers an area of 5 hectares, approximately. Sechin is an architectural complex consists of seven structures, six of which were built with stone and adobe mud, typical of the Archaic Period (1600 BC).