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dec 19, 1450 - Observatory at Machu Picchu

Description:

adjacent to royal residence, emphasizing the relationship the elites, religious ritual, and astronomical observation
"temple of the Sun"
2 main parts
more trapezoidal windows/entryways
Modifications to walls indicate that they were used to calculate June solstice... summer/winter solstice > agriculture

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Date:

dec 19, 1450
Now
~ 568 years ago

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