Arthur Posnansky, followed by Kurt Bilau have proposed a date of circa BC as the date of fall of Tiwanaku. There are also reports of pre-Incan structures. La obra de Phelipe Guamán Poma de Ayala “Primer nueva corónica y buen gobierno.” (Escrita entre y ) by Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala(Book). Archaeologist, engineer and director of Bolivian cinema of Austrian origin born in Vienna in and died in La Paz in Its activities.

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The results of these investigations were published in books such as The Islands of Titicaca and Koati and Rasas y monumentos prehistoricos del Altiplano Andino.

A few years ago upon the occasion of the visit of the Prince of Wales, an automobile road was built to cross the ruins; this road passed over the point where the aforementioned priests must have made their observations, or the center of the west wall of the Second Period.

Because of this greater height above sea level its climate, after the Tertiary period, was never torrid; and because of this same elevation naturally not as pronounced as that of the present time and owing to the proximity to the equator, that glacial period lasted there much less time as compared with podnansky lands of the South; thus there could develop there, in a relatively remote period First Period of Tihuanacu xrturo human cultures, which probably did not yet exist in such a grade of development on other parts of our planet.

The average of our many observations of the angle of solar amplitude established by the priest – astronomers in the Kalasasaya of the second period is: Versucb einer astronomischen AllersbestimmungBerlin, Dietrich Reimer, In spite of this, we are convinced that the way has been posnansmy for the study of the stone calendar and the foundations laid for plsnansky calculation of the age of Tihuanacu.

The controversial c Fuente Magna bowl is also offered as arturp of this idea. When we consider from the geological point of view the withdrawal of pksnansky liquid mass, from that period until our day, when the lake is 20 km. Ill with stair case designed walls in its interior, as best can be judged from the scant extant remains available when these ruins were first studied at the end of On its banks there exist man-made constructions which have been revealed by the enormous and final fall of the lake.


To the south of the lake are remarkable archaeological remains of Tiwanaku and the equally exciting Puma Punku. One can also see clearly the effects of the successive erosions and, moreover, the repairs carried out during the Third Period by means of metallic retaining bolts or a kind of clamp.

Published October 9, They studied the extinction of species around BC in addition to the high altitude development of agriculture around the planet at posnnsky the same time.

Certain human crania found in the deepest strata of Tihuanacu, especially one which is located in the Museo Tihuanacu of La Paz marked No. In the field of engineering, Posnansky focused its attention on the treatment of water from the Highlands and it is empty to the Western basin, then Bolivian territory.

Equally questionable is the idea that there was a Sumerian presence around Titicaca, in aruro to which Clyde Winters quotes b James Bailey as well as Ruth and A. While his business ventures thrived, the Bolivian Government recognized Posnansky’s service during the Acre Campaign.

I think we will have to find settlements in the southern polar region to confirm that theory. InWhen the Sky Fell was revised and republished as an e-book a with a modified artuuro.

He is also remembered in his adopted Bolivia as having introduced the first car into that country.

These monuments were under the surface of the waters some four hundred years ago, when Spanish feet first trod the Altiplano. Con un plano y cuatro grabados by Arthur Posnansky Book 4 editions published in in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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There is no doubt but that if sensible excavations were carried out, various others would be discovered. I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery.

This place, then, is the most elevated one in the interior of the temple and without doubt designates the most important place of the “sanctum sanctorum”.

The index of length-width is: This is an important fact and one which leads to the conclusion that this structure which we have called the “sanctum sanctorum” was the solar observatory of the Third Period of Tihuanacu. Even today during periods of intense rain in periods of minimum sun spots they are covered with water and can not be distinguished from the lake which, we must not forget, is nothing more than the remains of the great glacial lake which, during the flowering of Tihuanacu, reached the gates of this metropolis.


Since the Guia de Tihuanacu, Islas opsnansky Sol, etc.

Posnansky, Arthur 1873-1946

Following that he briefly joined the Waffen SS. In the interest of future verifications which may follow those already carried out, we give in Fig.

This is the case although perhaps also for thousands of years they lay covered by alluvial mud which later, little by little, was washed away by the torrential rains which have for the most part revealed them. In the light posmansky what has been set down before, it is not possible to doubt its purpose.

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He has expanded on his views in a DVD d. And now to return to the method which the priest-astronomers of Tihuanacu may have used, we should call attention to an extremely important fact. In spite of claims to the contrary it is a fresh water lake, but is slowly reducing in size due reduced inflow from the retreating Andean glaciers. Intellectual Biography of a pioneer. Signos mongoloides en algunos tipos et nicos del altiplano andino. His interest in cognate studies ended when his father suddenly died.

Thus it is that until a little while ago, the chronological aspect of Tihuanacu constituted an almost indecipherable enigma. But the most interesting thing is that if one observes, at a distance of five meters toward the west of the aforementioned observation block, where there are still remains or a construction, the centers of the Kalasasayas 98 of the west balcony wall, one notes that the sun sets in the center of the pillars “A” and “K” at the solstices and on the dates noted on the accompanying diagram.