Did the ancient Peruvians know how to soften rock? The mystery of Sacsayhuamán
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When you look at the gigantic megalithic constructions that the Inca empire left behind, what immediately catches your eye is the incredible precision with which the stone blocks were positioned, some of which weigh more than 150 tons. How could such a primitive civilization create such precise architectural works? In the southern sierra of Peru, at more than 3400 meters above sea level, lies Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. Here it is possible to observe one of the most disconcerting architectural creations of South American archaeology: Calle Hatun Rumiyuq, the street that goes from the Plaza de Armas to the Barrio de San ...