CDR-1224: SR Set: Meso-American Art and South American Art

Our group offers monuments from the Yucatan sites of Chichen Itza, Mayapan, Uxmal, and Tulum. In Peru the notable ruins of Machu Picchu are well documented with particular attention paid to architectural details illustrating their distinctive masonry techniques. Other Incan sites include Ollantaytambo, Qenko, and Sacsayhuaman. 10/2009



Lpa-0132
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Title: Machu Picchu: Eastern Urban Sector
Description: Temple of the Condor. Conjunto XVII. Total view of natural stone forming wing-spread of condor with its head built on the ground. close view of condor's head
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0133
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: Terraces of the Eastern Slope, view S
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0134
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: Lower agricultural sector with store houses, view S
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0135
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: Lower agricultural sector with store houses. view of store houses
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0137
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: Lower agricultural sector with view up to guard house
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0138
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: View of curved terraces below guardhouse
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0140
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: View easterly down the dry moat of the lower agricultural sector with urban sector at left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0141
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: Lower agricultual sector with view down the dry moat showing restoration work in progress
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0142
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: general view of terrace with protruding steps
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0143
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: general view of quarry with terraces and guardhouse beyond
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0144
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: general view, looking into quarry
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0145
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: hammer stone found in quarry, used for shaping stones
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0146
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: two thatched open-sided buildings, known as "wayronas"
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0147
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: sacred stone found at the N end of complex, shaped like mountain behind it
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0149
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: double stone staircase carved from natural stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0150
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: staircase: upper portion carved from one stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0151
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: staircase: upper portion carved from one stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0152
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: staircase: upper portion carved from one stone, detail of curved part
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0153
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: interior corner, carved from one stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0155
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: example of gable with stone pegs and stone rings
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0156
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Title: Machu Picchu. Agricultural Terraces and details
Description: interior view of doorway with perpendicularly placed barholds
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0008
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Total view from S, with Inca wall at left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0003
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: closer view of beautifully curved surface of Inca wall at base of church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0005
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: det: view upwards of wooden grill work enclosing the apse end of the church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0002b
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: detail of interior curve of Inca wall, view N
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0009
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo with Incan font in its center; beyond E arm (at right) are Incan remains, originally hidden by Colonial construction and uncovered after the 1950 earthquake
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0010
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: East of Cloister of Santo Domingo: general view of Inca remains, rediscovered after 1950 earthquake, now protected and housed under 20th c. steel and glass enclosure
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0011
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: closer view of restored Inca temple remains
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0012
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: S wall of restored Inca temple (East arcade of cloister at Left)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0013
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: detail of restored entryway
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0014
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: close detail of Inca stonework technique, interior corner cut into stones: no vertical seam
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0015
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: close detail of Inca masonry technique: tightly fitted seam
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0016
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Inca structures W of Cloister: Sacred Niche with intricately worked stone (possibly for mounting of gold)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0017
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: W of Cloister: wall-mounted stone balls, possibly used as 'ball-bearings' for moving larger stones
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0018
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: West of Cloister: wall-mounted (stone) architectural details
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0019
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: T-shaped socket: presumably adjoining blocks were anchored together with copper or bronze cramps poured into these sockets
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0020
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: detail of hole worked through solid stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0021
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santa Domingo: W side; stone details: intricated worked surface (for unknown purpose)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0022
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: grooved stones, possibly used as water channels
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0023
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: example of a perfectly straight-cut stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.