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-0023a
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: Plan of the church with historic photos of restauration of the monument
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0160
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: N Tower and partial Facade of Santo Domingo, built on Inca foundations, 15..
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0161
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: N Tower from SW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0162
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: Inca wall and doorway partially obscured by S wall of the church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0163
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: view W from cloister into corridor
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0164
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: close view of Colonial ceiling in N arm of cloister
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0165
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Title: Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo
Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: view E into N arm of cloister with Inca remains visible at far end
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0166
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Temple of the Sun: Six Massive Stones of Rose-colored Rhyolite, view from E
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0167
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Temple of the Sun: Six Massive Stones, diagonal view from ENE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0169
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Temple of the Sun: Six Massive Stones, total with local color
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0170
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: at the level of the Temple of the Sun: "loose block 2, set on platform for better access." from Protzen, Jean-Pierre, Inca Architecture and Construction at Ollantaytambo. Oxford Univ.Press, 1993
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0171
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: at the level of the Temple of the Sun: "loose block 1 resting on an inclined plane" (Protzen)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0172
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: at the level of the Temple of the Sun: loose block destined for the Temple of the Sun
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0173
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: at the level of the Temple of the Sun: loose block destined for the Temple of the Sun with three large bosses
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0174
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: loose block of carved dark stone on upper level near Temple of Sun
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0175
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: loose block of dark stone on upper level near Temple of Sun, back view with view over village
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0173a
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: at the level of the Temple of the Sun: loose block destined for the Temple of the Sun, with carved indentation at the end
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0176
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: staircase from Terrace of the Temple of the Sun. Lower steps cut from living stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0177
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: beside the 'First Wall': cut stones carved to imitate natural bedrock, part of the Incan sensibility of harmonizing their work with nature
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0178
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: close detail of the cut stones looking like the natural bedrock beside them
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0179
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Upper Terraces of Ollantaytambo from the N with large blocks of the Temple of the Sun and the Enclosure of the Ten Niches
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0180
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0181
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches, closer view with doorway
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0182
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: stairway leading to the Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches, with unfinished main portal to Temple of the Sun
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0183
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: stairway leading to the Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches, with unfinished main portal to Temple of the Sun, closer view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0184
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: W end, diagonal view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0185
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: W end, detail of tightly fitted, multi-angled stones with distinctive bosses
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0186
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: W end, detail of tightly fitted, multi-angled stones with distinctive bosses, closer view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0187
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, diagonal view of the wall with niches, view E
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0188
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, diagonal view of the wall with niches, view W
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0189
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, two easterly niches made up of precisely cut stones
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0190
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, close detail of most easterly niche showing typical trapezoidal Inca shape and textures (among of the best examples of Inca stone work)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0191
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, detail of doorway, view E
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0192
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terrace of the Enclosure of the Ten Niches: E end, detail of doorway, view W
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0194
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terraces: closer view of the agricultural terraces
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0195
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terraces: stairway between the rough stone walls of the agricultural terraces
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0196
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terraces: upper terraces, unusually fancy stone work, "fancy terraces" (Protzen)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0197
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terraces, upper terraces: the high quality work in these pillowy shaped stones is unusual in agricultural terraces
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0198
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: Terraces, upper terraces: the high quality work in these pillowy shaped stones is unusual in agricultural terraces, close detail
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lpa-0199
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Title: Ollantaytambo
Description: example of a "wedge stone" used when the stone course is laid simultaneously from each end; the wedge stone completes (closes) the wall
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.