Die Kultur der Inkas




Die Kultur der Inkas

  • Year: 1980

  • Publisher: Editions Arthaud - Paris – 1980 (French)
    Atlantis Verlag - Zürich – 1980 (German)

  • Text Author: Simone Waisbard

  • Languages: French, German

The Intihuatana of Macchu Picchu. At the solstice, the high priest Willac Umu would use a gold chain to symbolically tie the sun, the father of the Incas, to this stone sundial.

In the vast and infinite silence of the Altiplano, Aymara Indians have – since ancient times – played their zampoña pan flutes, whose wistful and strange sounds are carried away by the high winds.