Final reflections

The archaeological findings previously described are part of the country's cultural heritage, and provide us with valuable information about the ways of life of our ancestors. The archaeological work tries to reconstruct those forms of lives through the various material remains that persist in our environment.
Human being has the innate ability of curiosity, which leads us to study and investigate. We know that the more knowledge and understanding we have of our past, the empathy and identification with our reality will increase.
To understand the present it is important to know the past, and having this knowledge is one of the most effective ways to project the future.
Different human groups have passed through time transforming the space we inhabit. In the future, Mall Plaza Arica will also be the proof of how we behave, organize and think about our surroundings.

Coastal populations in prehistory

Pacific War

The Tsunami of 1868

Arica during industrialization