Tiahuanaco or Tiwanaku, are the current archaeological location of Bolivia and it is located to 20 Km. To the South this of the lake Titicaca and 70 km to the northwest of the city of The Peace. For their importance and their significancia it has been designated as the humanity’s cultural patrimony by the UNESCO.
The culture tiahuanacota was an important before Columbus civilization whose territory was located partly of that that now are Peru, Bolivia and Chile, he/she understood the whole Andean highland until the coast of the peaceful ocean. The name of this culture makes reference to its main complex architectural Tiahuanaco, although the meaning of the name is confused. The tiahuanacotas or Taipicalas proved with different alloys until producing the brass, possessing this way an unprecedented great military advantage.
They were also good in the art of the medicine. Their pottery style was only of the opposing one to the 2006.en South America. Others of the important characteristics are their constructions with enormous stones that were in the place of approximately 10 tons, of which they cut. The territory Tiahuanaco was founded in 1,500 a.c. like a small village or village and it grew to urban proportions until the years 300 and 500, getting its important one to be able to regional in the south of you walk them. In their maximum extension the city covered 6 km2 approximately and he/she had a population of approximately 30,000 inhabitants Collapsed suddenly around the years 1,200 d.c. The city was abandoned and its artistic style disappeared. The group architectural tiahanacota is compound for 7 important architectural constructions: Kalasasaya, Temper you Semisubterráneo, Pyramid of Akapana, Kantatallita, Kerikala, Putuni and Puma Punku.
DOOR OF THE SUN
The Cover of the Sun (Inti Punku) it is a monument of the Archaeological Ruins of Tiahuanaco, Bolivia. It is known so much at world level as the best sample in the degree of perfection that reached this culture, for the art, like for the simbología that you/they store their low reliefs. This lithic portal was worked in a single block of stone andesita of approximately of 10 tons of weight. In the past it was not an isolated piece, but rather, it leaves of a bigger construction that could be located in the summit of the Pyramid of Akapana or in the same Kalasasaya, where they exist several pieces of the same material that that of this door.