ANTH 326 - 10-29-07 - ANTH 326 10/29/07 Twanaku o Tiwanaku...

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ANTH 326 10/29/07 Twanaku o Tiwanaku economy o Tiwanaku and its Antecedents o Ecological context 4000 M above sea level Above limits of agriculture Snow-capped mountains Near Lake Titicaca Llama caravans Provided meat, wool Traveled in herds Allowed to move large amounts of supplies with so many in the  herds By themselves, Llamas can only carry 50 lbs so many = move large amounts Raised field agriculture When it rained, allowed to keep crops from flooding Created drainage Constantly recycling dirt when pilling it and digging ditches 1000 BC – Chiripa 700 BC – Tiwanaku II 400-600 AD – Early Tiwanaku IV 600-800 AD – Late Tiwanaku IV 800-1000 AD Early Tiwanaku V 1000-1100 AD – Late Tiwanaku V 1100 AD – Inca Conquest – Pacajes/Aymara/Chullpa Tiwanaku site o Large ‘hill’ with dip in middle that looks like a keyhole; 
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH 326 taught by Professor Helainesilverman during the Fall '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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