This cotton was then used to make textiles such as fishing nets, carry bags, and clothing. A 30-foot-wide staircase rises from a sunken circular plaza at the foot of the pyramid, passing over three terraced levels until it reaches the top of the platform.
https://www3.nationalgeographic.com/genographic/In South America, it is in Ecuador that we find the first evidence of an actual "Culture" in terms of art forms. Although the great cities and some of the other major cultural activities, that would later develop farther south, were not found in Ecuador, there was nevertheless, a considerable cultural accomplishment there.
Crossing the Atlantic and then going overland, while possible, seems unlikely, and does not jibe with other aspects.
Click here for the story of the Egyptian ship-wreak in Australia. C, that we first see the effects of Olmec culture and technology having filtered south, in that datable pottery, is now known to exist in South America - at Valdivia.
Caral city was comprised of six pyramids (or platform mounds), two plazas, an amphitheatre, and ordinary houses.
It is speculated that the city sustained itself by cotton farming; this was accomplished by building canals to irrigate cotton fields with river water.