Samaipata, Bolivia, documented by scientists from Poland

Source: El Diario Cultural >>

The rock of Samaipata was scanned in 3D and 1,800 high-resolution digital photos were taken from 278 different points.



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Scientists from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology, and the University of Warsaw (both from Poland), documented the important monument in the municipality of Samaipata (Santa Cruz, Bolivia). Its impressive figures carved in the rock are considered to be the largest in the world.

Polish experts carried out the 3D scanning of the rock, with the purpose of identifying and documenting the abundant carvings at the site which was declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1998.

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Annexes to the existing and current Academic Collaboration Agreement

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The Director of the Center for the Andean Studies of the University of Warsaw in Cusco, Dr. Mariusz Ziółkowski, on behalf of the Rector of our Alma Mater, Dr. Marcin Pałys, has signed two very important documents.
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