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Arthur Posnansky enjoys a rather ambiguous status in contemporary Bolivian archaeology. On the one hand, he is hailed as the father of the South American. 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. Tihuanacu, the Cradle of American Man, Vols. I and II. Arthur Posnansky. New York: J. J. Augustin, – Volume 13 Issue 4Part1 – W. C. Bennett.

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This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. The Hispanic Society of America. AuthorEditorOther. Posnansky’s claims, despite having been mostly discarded by mainstream archaeologists and scholars, have since then caught the interest of many crackpots and pseudoscientists. The Sun Door which was found lying on its face on the ground, has been preserved in wonderful condition with all its inscriptions; but its back, and especially the end exposed to the posnanskh atmospheric conditions, shows an enormous wearing away.

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Observing from this block the corner stone to the north Fig. After finding that any substantial reward was unattainable because of the bankrupt state of the Bolivian treasury, he devoted his talents towards building private businesses involved in mining and international trade. However, it must be mentioned that the dating posansky of Posnansky, Schoch, Bauval and Gilbert are all hotly disputed.

In that period, consequently, these ruins were some 34 m. Since we have carried out studies on this subject before and after the years mentioned above, we should pisnansky this thorny material anew in the present chapter. Portrait of an Andean Civilization.

However, we must keep our feet on the ground and realise that while this new discovery may be evidence for crustal displacement, it does not add to the concept of Atlantis in Antarctica.

Published June 10, The ruins are posnamsky over a number of square miles through which the Guayqui-La Paz railway was constructed, arthjr was responsible for the breaking up of many monuments to provide ballast.

There is no doubt but ppsnansky if sensible excavations were carried out, various others would be discovered. His ideas were enthusiastically received back in Nazi Germany. He does posnansiy directly enter the Atlantis debate but the evidence he adduces to support his thesis are more usually employed to support the Atlantis in Antarctica viewpoint.


To those who wish to know what our working companion, Dr. It is to be noted that at that time the line of sight passed perfectly through the reentrant angle of the first terrace and that was especially the case when the observation point at the center of the wall of the Second Period was at a height, as in fact it was, as is indicated by the above mentioned base which was discovered.

In our opinion, it has its origin in the discovery of gigantic bones of extinct animal species by the Indians, in places where the currents of water revealed them. Even today during periods of intense rain in periods artuur 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 ponsansky remains of the great glacial lake which, during the flowering of Tihuanacu, reached the gates of this metropolis.

Kiss and Posnansky were of the opinion that Tiahuanaco had been built by Nordic survivors from Atlantis. Lake Titicaca and Tiahuanaco have plenty of mysteries still to be explained.

Prior to that, stone from the site was used in the construction of nearby homes and a church. Another fact which must be taken into account is that when at the present time during the summer solstice one observes the sun toward the south pillar of the east wall, the slopes of the hill Akapana cross his line of vision as is seen in the small accompanying drawing, Fig.

Translated into English by James F. The aforementioned difference of eighteen angular minutes noted in Kalasasaya is the basis for our calculations and this coefficient was applied to a curve constituted on the basis of the formula of extrapolation recommended by the Ephemeris Conference of Paris in the year and which is as follows: We have not the least doubt that some day our measurements 99 will be controlled by competent geodesists or astronomers and possibly certain errors or omissions will be rectified, which escaped us through faulty personal judgments or for other reasons.

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Retrieved from ” https: In sharp contrast is the claim l by Roger Elefant posnsnsky later construction at Tiwanaku was carried out by the Vikings! L ake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and at over three kilometres is arguably the highest navigable lake in the world, shared by Peru and Bolivia.

In the light of the foregoing, we shall begin at once the application of astronomical science to the discovery of the approximate age of Tihuanacuby means of the calculation of the age of the Temple of the Sun of Kalasasaya. The Cradle of American Man.


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. T iwanaku T iahuanaco is an ancient city whose remains are located over two miles above sea level near the southern end of Lake Titicaca on the Altiplano of Bolivia.

Erosion is quite evident in the ruins of Puma-Punkuso-called today, but which in our opinion constituted in that epoch the Temple of the Moon.

Other mysteries are the fact that saltwater Lake Titicaca contains known sea life and that old waterlines are slanted c. His work podnansky recently been highlighted in a book [ ] by Rafael Videla Eissmann as well as in a series of papers on his website a.

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.

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However, a more recent, but catastrophic, explanation is offered by Stephen Smith d on the Thunderbolts. The Antarctic theory is dependent on the acceptance of a number of hotly debated fundamentals, among which are: Project Page Feedback Known Problems.

The treasure hunters even searched beneath the immense blocks, such was the burning desire to find wealth. This analysis can be summarized as follows: In the light of this discussion it is very difficult to think that the culture of man on the Altiplano and the construction of his magnificent metropolis belongs to a relatively recent epoch.

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In time, he became a prosperous entrepreneur. These monuments were under the surface of the waters some four hundred years ago, when Spanish feet first trod the Altiplano. However, if we examine this phenomenon with precision instruments, we note a difference of approximately eighteen angular minutes, which represents the change in the obliquity of the ecliptic between that of the period in which Kalasasaya was built and that which it has today.

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