Tampu tocco, Machu Picchu and mysteries of inca cities

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Observation Method of inca walls

The method is not accurate, so far known. Some rules may however be observed.

- The wall can be regarded as a leaf whose base is the base of the wall and the top is the top of the wall.
- The stones have a very important dimension not generally pertain to the design, they just serve to make clearer the picture that is around. It often seems to be the space beneath an animal between the legs.
- The small stones located in the middle of the wall (mid level), are part of the design.
- A wall can only have a few drawings.
- The stones arranged in the manner of conventional bricks do not serve the design but to fill the wall. They correspond to the use of stones of large sizes for upper zones. In fact, put a stone too large on top of a wall could weaken the party and less demand enormous efforts.
- Repeated geometric shapes and special state distribution in the design and form part. The groups may have identical geometric per cons of different sizes.
- The color of stones may be considered but to study the use of paint is also studying
- A stone with a number of important angle is often surrounded by form but not for the drawing.

A detailed observation of the walls may help find "connections" recurring associated drawings.

New research targets

It seems that the Incas used the stones of some of their walls to form designs, but that does not have the color difference to Choquequiraw present, it is more difficult to identify. But some clues in the geometry can highlight parts used to create a design and can lead them to discover the final form of representation.

Cuzco in the shape of a puma and there are forms of pumas its walls, Choquequiraw has the shape of a llama and walls with drawings of llamas, Ollaytantambo has a sculpture in the shape of a serpent and the shape of a snake. It remains to find Pisac and Machu Picchu drawings of birds to identify a remarkable Inca cities.





Fig 1
Sacsayhuaman : animal in the wall.


Fig 2
Choquequiraw : lama and his baby.


 
     
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