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Author Ziegler, Gary R., author.

Title Machu Picchu's sacred sisters : Choquequirao & Llactapata : astronomy, symbolism, and sacred geography in the Inca heartland / Gary R. Ziegler ; J. McKim Malville.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colorado : Johnson Books, [2013?]
©2013

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    985.019 ZIE    Available
Description viii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Shows how Inca monumental sites were carefully planned and designed in accordance with astronomical alignments, and were precisely placed in relationship to sacred rivers, mountains, and celestial phenomena. It includes stories and notes from expedition journals, which are interspersed with soundly researched and referenced facts, data, and qualified interpretation"--Back cover.
Subject Inca architecture.
Incas -- Antiquities.
Incas -- Social life and customs.
Peru -- Antiquities.
Added Author Malville, J. McKim, author.
ISBN 1555664571
9781555664572

 
    
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