Bolivia Ruins 1966

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    La Paz, Bolivia. UNESCO investigates 3,000 year old ruins in Bolivia.

    GV Pan of the excavation site. CU Carved heads made by Tiwanakan Indians, 3,000 years ago. VS Solid stone Monolith statue. MS Old walls of temple. MS Archaeologist Carlos Ponce and his assistant holding skulls found at the ruins. CU Skull. MS Stone walls and workers working erecting fallen stone. GV Workers at the dig. VS Archaeologists uncovering couple of vases, one is 5,000 years old. GV Another wall of temple. CU Man marking a large stone for exact replacement. CU Ponce uncovering carved head. CU Near-perfect carved head. VS With the help of about 1,200 helpers the archaeologists try to move a large temple wall stone, it is too heavy. They are able to move a lighter one. CU Carvings. VS Descendants of the Tiwanakans in costumes perform the prayer to the Sun God.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests that material may date from around 01/06/1966.

    UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

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