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Copacabana, Orca del Inca
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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Quechua
Title
Copacabana, Orca del Inca
Date
1992
Location
Copacabana (Manco Kapac, Bolivia)
Titicaca Lake Region (Peru and Bolivia)
Description
The lintel between the two stones. A ray of light is visible. On the morning of the June Solstice the light is cast directly on the lintel.
Repository
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Related Item
Zenith sun series : 162
ID Number
ISB_00580
Digitization Date
2005
Web Citation 2
Billie Jean Isbell Andean Collection, Images from the Andes: Collection Highlights: Zenith: http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/collection/Isbell/zenith
Subject Phrase
Inka observations of the zenith passage of the sun
Print Citation
Isbell, Billie Jean. "Culture Confronts Nature in the Dialectical World of the Tropics." In Ethno-Astronomy and Archaeo-Astronomy in the American Tropics, edited by A. F. Aveni and G. Urton. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 385 (1982): 353-363. URL: http://dspace.library.cornell.edu/handle/1813/2193 : http://hdl.handle.net/1813/2193
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File Properties
File Name
298573.fpx
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