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  1. Šipan also Sipano is the largest of the Elaphiti Islands, 17 km northwest of Dubrovnik, Croatia; separated from the mainland coast by the Kolocepski Channel; area 16.22 km²; The population is 500, the island is 9.1 km in length, and up to 2.6 km in width. It is the largest island in this group and its highest point is 243 m above sea level. Two limestone crests, the higher in the northeast and the lower in the southeast surround a dolomite depression, on which olives, figs, vine, carob-trees, almond-trees, oranges and citrus fruit are cultivated. There are two ports on the island, Suđurađ in the east, and Šipanska Luka in the west. The island is also famed for its numerous palm tree species that grow on the island.
    • also known as Sipan
  2. Šipan a.k.a. Sipán is a Moche archaeological site in northern Peru that is famous for the tomb of El Señor de Sipán, excavated by Walter Alva and his wife Susana Meneses beginning in 1987. The tomb of the Lord of Sipan has been dated to around 100 AD. The site, where fourteen tombs have been discovered, is considered to be one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the last 30 years, because the main tomb was found intact and undisturbed by thieves. Tombs have been found also in Sipán's Huaca Rajada, an area near Chiclayo. Many huaca have been found that contain burial goods of Moche jewelry, masks, and art.
    • also known as Sipan
    • part of Peru


"Šipan" a.k.a. "Sipán" is a musical album of Takillakta.

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