contribution of: Frantz
in connection with the rupestral drawings and caves which were used as place of crowned ceremonies, here an extract of the book:
TIAHUANACO, 10 000 years of enigmas incas,
of Simone Waisbard, Robert Laffont, the enigmas of the universe
CH 15 rupestral centaurs of high Peru
close to the village of Chichillapi, typical village will aymara located at 4300 meters of altitude, is the antique sanctuary of Kelkatani, term will aymara which means "the written stone literally".
The extraordinary parietal message of Kelkatani, slightly notched with the graver, is painted either in "positive" or in "negative" on a broad granitic screen which cover go-six meters on six meters in height and four thickness...
Most nervous and fringantes of the parietal frescos describes the chako, great hunting collective which joined together hundreds or thousands of aboriginals and which was, much later, taken again and celebrated in large pump by the règnant INCA...
Two or three Chokkelas armed with club, arms raised, trample in the foreground of the fresco, a fallen guanaco with ground. Their dance is frantic! As if they wanted to finish putting in parts the skin of the animal and to destroy completely it. Already, there remains nothing any more but the rear-axle unit about it...
ritual scene of dance triumphal hunting of the rupestral sanctuary of Mazo-Cruz, Peru (Ph.Caretas-Lima)
Nevertheless, to also crûment represent the hunter which strikes the animal, nail a dart in the flesh to him, to reproduce panic and the rout of the herd is not only one sketch of prehistoric amateur! It acts of a true act of magic imitation, that the hunter imagined in the hope to secure, at the time of next a chako, the catch of meat necessary to the subsistence even of the clan which depended on his address to survive or, failing this, to die!
The cave paintings of Mazo-Cruz still suggest that the author or the authors of these masterly works was not only artists but also magi. Because huntings agree narrowly with telluric environment as if it were a question "of planting the decoration" of the rites propiatoires to which the men will take part in the bottom of the crowned cave...
The written stone of Kelkatani constitutes, in addition, a single model in the world, according to Spahni (expert Switzerland in cave paintings). For the first and the only time, an original process was used for silhouetter "into negative" - technical not yet detected on the European rupestral frescos - the grouped animals, the shepherds which keep them or the hunters which track them. Left just as it is, without any filling, the interior of the drawing keeps the natural color of the rock which it decorates. Treated this clever manner, immense herds of auchénies emerge in relief, like phantoms, simply profiled on the wall of the cave...
And sudden, incredible, fantastic, absolutely unforeseen, I butted against a last enigma! There, at the bottom of the cave of Mazo-Cruz, strange "a centaur awaited me"...
When the Darwin scientist announced for the first time in 1831, in South America, in Punta Alta and Bajada in Argentina, the presence of the skeletons of equus curvidens, it were the same stupor in the scientific world..... Thus "the centaur" in "Chinese shade" of the rupestral sanctuary of Mazo-Cruz seems he well a man with horse...
(From the fossil skeletons of this horse were dated with carbon-14 at 10 000 years before our era)
|one intrigant "centaur" seems to direct a duel between two thousand-year-old warriors, in edge of sinuous Rio (Ph.Caretas-Lima)|
|riders of the first South American ages, in Kelkatani, Peru (Ph.Caretas-Lima)|
Who were these Homo Andinus? The answer was given to me by the Indians Aymaras de Chichillapi: the "written stone of Kelkatani" and other paintings of the crowned cave, are the work of Urus and Chullpas which were praised to be "the Founders of the World".
Of course, the enigma of the settlement initila of South America, after that of North, remains always posed in major part. Mias with these first enluminures of very old wandering on the roof of the Andes, the file of South American prehistory has just grown rich considerably! These rupestral frescos that I have just revealed, move back far in the obscure tunnel of times précolombiens, the known datings. They seem to bring the certainty that the presence of the man in altitude is due to a migration by the way of the Andes and not by unloadings on the coast of the Pacific as some americanists support it. And it is there, estimates the historian Luis E Valcarcel, "a capital discovery"
Thus of the man himself, the ingenuous painter who "bottom the world" kolla several millenia before the appearance of Adam and Eve incas on banks of the lake highest of the sphere - and of long centuries also before the apogee of colossal Tiahuanaco where still wanders the phantom of Viracocha - what did I learn to the Juste since the summits englacées from the volcanos until on the threshold from marvellous Porte from the Sun, and until the bottom of the crowned caves?
Much and too little still! That this mysterious man was skilful and fast hunter of auchénies, that it was also a good rider before becoming titanic Chullpa author of cyclopean walls able to defy the flood. Or Uru, this alive fossil, bet of the Andes pushed back in the heart of the lake of the genesis to die there of abandonment... And that it knew, in another manner that mine - but his differently clever! - to illustrate for eternity, the everyday life of forever disappeared civilizations and to write on mineral pages, the large book ever published, of its fabulous reports!
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