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Unformatted text preview: ANTH 326 11/16/07 • Utcubamba Valley in the Chachapoyas heartland o Very famous for their sites and fieldstone architecture Massive fortress wall Gran Pajaten stone mosaic on building (made out of fieldstone) in a squatting position Walls in a defensive position Constructed circular buildings (very unusual) o Could have been the people that provided the beautiful tropical feathers for trade o Very famous for their burials Chachapoyas burial sarcophagi on cliff face Chachapoyas burial structures on cliff face Most burials very badly looted o Stone sculptures contained a figure that held a decapitated head o Very andeic (coastal) sculpture style • Non-imperial Incas o Late Intermediate Period o Killke – late LIP culture; Incas before they were an empire • The fall of the Wari Empire led to the fall of Pikillaqta in the Cuzco region, creating a...
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- Fall '07