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3D Survey and Documentation of Puerte´ Del Sol monolith (Gateway of the Sun) in Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Konica Minolta VIVID 9i (2006)

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SENSORY DATA Adam Barnes.

[tDAR id: 391607] The Puerte´ Del Sol (Gateway of the Sun) is a large stone monolith at the archaeological site Tiwanaku in Bolivia. The gateway is believed to have been used to mark calendrical cycles. It was found inside the large Kalasasaya monument. The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University of Arkansas scanned the engraved frieze (top front portion) of the stone monolith. CAST researchers used a Konica Minolta VIVID 9i to collect scan data. Visit YouTube to view a fly-through of...


East South Wall of Kalasasaya Platform, Tiwanaku

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PROJECT Uploaded by: Alexei Vranich

[tDAR id: 392989] This project describes two important monuments of Tiwanaku: The Kalasasaya platform and the Putuni. These buildings span across the entire range of the occupation of the core of Tiwanaku. They were also excavated nearly in their entirety during the late 1950s and 60s and are, for the most part, underpublished. The vast majority of the raw data on their excavation is held by the author in the form of the field notes and drawings by the primary excavator, Cordero Miranda. The dataset contained...


East South Wall, Kalasasaya Platform composite (2014)

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DOCUMENT Alexei Vranich.

[tDAR id: 392990] Composite of photographs, architecture plans, and elevations for East Wall of the Kalasasaya Platform at Tiwanaku. Digitized historic architectural drawings and phtoographs of Cordero Miranda's excavation at Tiwanaku from 1960 placed in the context of modern photographs and traced.


Peru: Incidents of Travel and Exploration in the Land of the Incas (1877)

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DOCUMENT Ephraim George Squier.

[tDAR id: 376835] "Peru: Incidents and Exploration in the Land of the Incas" is E. George Squier's detailed account of his extensive travels in Peru and his investigation of many large archaeological sites during his appointment as US Commissioner to Peru in the mid-1860's. The main objective of Squier's work was, as he professed, to "illustrat[e] Inca civilization from its exisiting monuments" (Squier 1877: 4). The following excerpts from the book's introduction summarize Squier's accounts. "At that time a...


Supplemental Survey of the Putuni monument in Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Optech ILRIS-3D (2006)

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SENSORY DATA Adam Barnes.

[tDAR id: 391595] The Putuni is one of the large stone monuments in the monumental core at the archaeological site Tiwanaku, Bolivia. It is located west of the large Kalasasaya monument. The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University of Arkansas conducted high density surveys of the Putuni with the Optech ILRIS-3D scanner. CAST researchers completed a survey in 2005. The scan files from the 2005 survey are available at the following tDAR URL: https://core.tdar.org/sensory-data/391585....


Supplemental Survey of the Templete´ (Semi Subterranean Temple) in Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Optech ILRIS 3D (2006)

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SENSORY DATA Adam Barnes.

[tDAR id: 391593] The Templete´ is a sunken temple at the archaeological site of Tiwanaku in Bolivia. The structure is notable for a series of unique carved stone heads. It is located east of the larger kalasasaya monument in Tiwanaku. The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University or Arkansas conducted a high density survey of the temple in 2005. The scans from the 2005 survey are available at the following tDAR URL: https://core.tdar.org/sensory-data/391586. CAST researchers acquired...


Survey of the Kalasasaya monument, Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Optech ILRIS-3D (2005)

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SENSORY DATA Angie Payne.

[tDAR id: 391584] The Kalasasaya is a raised courtyard located in the monumental core of Tiwanaku, Bolivia. This large courtyard is over 100 meters long. The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University of Arkansas conducted a high density survey of the Kalasasaya in 2005. CAST researchers surveyed the courtyard with the Optech ILRIS-3D scanner. The original scan files and merged point cloud are provided here. Visit YouTube to view a fly-through of the 3D scan of the Kalasasaya:...


Survey of the Putuni monument in Tiwanaku, Bolivia using the Optech ILRIS-3D (2005)

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SENSORY DATA Angie Payne.

[tDAR id: 391585] The Putuni is one of the large stone monuments in the monumental core at the archaeological site Tiwanaku, Bolivia. It is located west of the large Kalasasaya monument. The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University of Arkansas conducted high density surveys of the Putuni with the Optech ILRIS-3D scanner. CAST researchers completed a survey in 2005. The scan files from the 2005 survey are provided here. CAST completed another survey in 2006. The original scan files from...