Semi-Subterranean Temple, Tiwanaku

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Mark Cartwright
by Benjamin Dumas
published on 16 March 2014
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One of the sandstone interior walls from the Semi-Subterranean Temple court at Tiwanaku, Bolivia, c. 300 CE. The sunken court was reserved for more select religious ceremonies and the stone heads suggest those involving human sacrifice. The court measures 28.5 x 26 metres.

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Dumas, B. (2014, March 16). Semi-Subterranean Temple, Tiwanaku. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2403/semi-subterranean-temple-tiwanaku/

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Dumas, Benjamin. "Semi-Subterranean Temple, Tiwanaku." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2403/semi-subterranean-temple-tiwanaku/.

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Dumas, Benjamin. "Semi-Subterranean Temple, Tiwanaku." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2014. Web. 20 Oct 2021.