Puma Punku in Tiahuanaco

Puma Punku in Tiahuanaco - Ancient man was far more advanced than we as yet understand. The technology needed here was way beyond any later civilisations.

Amazing walls at the pre-Inca ruins of Tiahuanaco

Amazing walls at the pre-Inca ruins of Tiahuanaco. Tiwanaku, is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire

The wall painting at Cacaxtla done in fresco, brings us the history and myth of war. The particular style of these paintings fuses the pictorial traditions of the Maya world and Teotihuacan.There is a full-sized figure dressed in a jaguar skin, the dress of a warrior class. In his hands he holds a rod signifying command and appears on a serpent that has the same features as the jaguar. This big feline is associated with the earth, the forces of night, and the underworld.

The wall painting at Cacaxtla done in fresco, brings us the history and myth of…

Textile fragment; cotton; Chimu culture, Peru. British Museum, Online Collection.

double weave with paired wefts; large scale geometric design - stepped triangles with two angular scroll appendages; edging down one warp selvedge; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Inca’s stone masonry: Part of a wall in near Macchu Picchu, Peru. Ancient architecture at its finest. No Mortar used to create these walls. Each stone fits so perfectly together that you cannot fit a piece of paper through a crack!

Inca’s stone masonry: Part of a wall in Macchu Picchu, Peru. Ancient architecture at its finest. No Mortar used to create these walls. Each stone fits so perfectly together that you cannot fit a piece of paper through a crack!


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