Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sacsayhuamán Serpents (Snakes forming Zigzag Stone Walls - Peru)

(Indigenous People elsewhere in the world constructing zigzag stone walls that recall Snakes or Serpents)


    Wiki: “Saksaywaman, Saqsaywaman, Sasawaman, Saksawaman, Sasaywaman or Saksaq Waman (Quechua language, waman falcon or variable hawk, hispanicized spellings Sacsayhuamán, Sacsayhuaman, Sacsahuaman, Saxahuaman and others) is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke culture about 1100; they had occupied the area since 900. The complex was expanded and added to by the Inca from the 13th century; they built dry stone walls constructed of huge stones. The workers carefully cut the boulders to fit them together tightly without mortar…”
   “Snake form in stone at the ancient Inca site of Sacsayhuamán, above Cuzco, Peru. The form is thought to have been filled with decorative gold in Inca times.”

   “Snake form in stone at the ancient Inca site of Sacsayhuamán, above Cuzco, Peru. The form is thought to have been filled with decorative gold in Inca times.”
   “On one wall, you can see the snake made of stone. Who could resist petting the beast that encircles the entire wall?”


 (So - why not here as well?)

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