Tiwanaku, Sun Gate

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The Sun Gate (Puerta del Sol), of Tiwanaku. This gate cut in a single block of andesite was associated to the solar divinity. Some estimate that this volcanic rock with fine grain constituted a kind of calendar. Its weight is about 44 tons at least.
Tiwanaku
Tiwanaku, Sun Gate

Tiwanaku, Sun Gate

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