No description defined. Carlos Ponce Sangines. edit Carlos. 0 references. date of birth. 6 May Gregorian. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project. DESCRIPCION SUMARIA DEL TEMPLATE SEMISUBTERRANEO DE TIWANAKU. by SANGINES, Carlos Ponce. and a great selection of related books, art and. Tunupa y Ekako; estudio arqueológico acerca de las efigies precolombinas de dorso adunco by Carlos Ponce Sanginés(Book) 13 editions published between .

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We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. The original stones making up the Kalasasaya would have resembled a more “Stonehenge”-like darlos, spaced evenly apart and saangines straight up. Product details Paperback Publisher: Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Bolivia. Nair,”On Reconstructing Tiwanaku Architecture”: Separate different tags with a comma. A staircase with sculptures is present on its western side. These architectural examples, as well as the recently discovered Akapana Gate, have a unique detail and demonstrate high skill in stone-cutting.

The Akapana East was built on the eastern side of early Tiwanaku.

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They are missing part of a typical recessed frame known as a chambranlewhich typically have sockets for clamps to support later additions. This iconography is most present on the Gateway of the Sun.


Excavations at Omo settlements cxrlos signs of similar architecture characteristic of Tiwanaku, such as a temple and terraced mound.

In former years, an archaeological field school offered through Harvard ‘s Sanginss School Program, conducted in the residential area outside the monumental core, has provoked controversy amongst local archaeologists. This was nearly destroyed by a deep looters excavation that extends from the center of this structure to its eastern side. Within the courtyard is where explorers found the Gateway of the Sun.

Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Aangines, At its center appears to have been a sunken court. Portrait of an Andean Civilization. The structures that have been excavated by researchers at Tiwanaku include the Akapana, Akapana East, and Pumapunku stepped platforms, the Kalasasayathe Kheri Kala, and Putuni enclosures, and the Semi-Subterranean Temple.

Some have hypothesized that Tiwanaku’s modern name is related to the Aymara term taypiqalameaning “stone in the center”, alluding to varlos belief that it lay at the center of the world. Views Read Edit View history.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. From toArthur Posnansky maintained that the site was 11,—17, years old [7] [8] based on comparisons to geological eras and archaeoastronomy.

Such separation of occupations was accompanied by hierarchical stratification within the empire. The elites of Tiwanaku lived inside four walls that were surrounded by a moat. Lastly Protzen and Nair argue that Tiwanaku had a system set for individual elements dependent on csrlos and composition.


The Kalasasaya is a large courtyard more than feet long, outlined by a high gateway.

Retrieved 9 August World Heritage Sites in Bolivia. Login sagnines add to list. Many gateways show iconography of the Staff God. Get to Know Us.

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Tags What are tags? The project was not renewed in subsequent years, nor was permission sought to do so. The age of the site has been significantly refined over the last century. Tiwanaku Cities through Time. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. The ashlar blocks used in many of these structures were mass-produced in similar styles so that they could possibly be used for multiple purposes.

Ppnce from the looters excavation was dumped off the eastern side of the Akapana. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.