Coricancha or Golden Enclosure, surmounted by the church of Santo Domingo

Work Information
Date: 15th century
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.

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Lpa-0001
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Description: Inca wall supporting the W end of the church of Santo Domingo, view SSE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0002
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Description: Vertical view of Inca wall and W end of the church, view SSE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0002a
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Description: Close detail of curved Inca wall where it is joined by the church wall (built of re-cycled Inca stones).
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0002b
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Description: detail of interior curve of Inca wall, view N
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0003
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Description: closer view of beautifully curved surface of Inca wall at base of church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0004
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Description: Inca wall and W end of the church, with conventual buildings in background, view SSE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0005
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Description: det: view upwards of wooden grill work enclosing the apse end of the church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0007
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Description: View NNW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0008
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Description: Total view from S, with Inca wall at left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0009
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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.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0010
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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.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0011
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Description: closer view of restored Inca temple remains
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0012
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Description: S wall of restored Inca temple (East arcade of cloister at Left)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0013
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Description: detail of restored entryway
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0014
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Description: close detail of Inca stonework technique, interior corner cut into stones: no vertical seam
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0015
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Description: close detail of Inca masonry technique: tightly fitted seam
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0016
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Description: Inca structures W of Cloister: Sacred Niche with intricately worked stone (possibly for mounting of gold)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0017
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Description: W of Cloister: wall-mounted stone balls, possibly used as 'ball-bearings' for moving larger stones
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0018
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Description: West of Cloister: wall-mounted (stone) architectural details
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0019
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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.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0020
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Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: detail of hole worked through solid stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0021
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Description: Cloister of Santa Domingo: W side; stone details: intricated worked surface (for unknown purpose)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0022
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Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: grooved stones, possibly used as water channels
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0023
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Description: Cloister of Santo Domingo: W side; stone details: example of a perfectly straight-cut stone
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0023a
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Description: Plan of the church with historic photos of restauration of the monument
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0160
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Description: N Tower and partial Facade of Santo Domingo, built on Inca foundations, 15..
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0161
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Description: N Tower from SW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0162
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Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: Inca wall and doorway partially obscured by S wall of the church
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0163
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Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: view W from cloister into corridor
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0164
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Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: close view of Colonial ceiling in N arm of cloister
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Lpa-0165
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Description: inside Santo Domingo complex: view E into N arm of cloister with Inca remains visible at far end
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Image Copyrights: (C) Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft