Puma Punku EXPOSED: 50 images that will make your Jaw drop

One of the largest blocks of stone found on the site is 7.81 meters long, 5.17 meters wide, averages 1.07 meters thick, and is estimated to weigh around 131 metric tons.

One of the largest blocks of stone found on the site is 7.81 meters long, 5.17 meters wide, averages 1.07 meters thick, and is estimated to weigh around 131 metric tons. All of this was transported up a steep incline from a quarry near Lake Titicaca roughly 10 kilometers away.

One of the most mysterious places on the surface of our planet is located 45 miles west of La Paz, hidden in the Andean mountains.

Referred to as Puma Punku—Aymara and Quechua puma cougar, Puma, Punku door, Hispanicized Puma Puncu—, this ancient complex is part of a larger site located near Tiwanaku, western Bolivia.

In ancient Inca traditions, Tiahuanaco is believed to have been the place where the world as we know it was created by the Gods.

Puma Punku’s name means “The Door of the Puma”.

Experts agree that during its peak, Puma Punku was incredible marvelous, adorned with never-before-seen polished golden plaques, multicolored ceramics, and fabric ornamentation. But what makes this ancient site, stand out from any other ancient complex are its supermassive stones, precisely shaped corners, and laser-like cuts which force us to question how ancient man created this wondrous ancient site.

Puma Punku features true ancient engineering wonders. One of the largest blocks of stone found on the site is 7.81 meters long, 5.17 meters wide, averages 1.07 meters thick, and is estimated to weigh around 131 metric tons.

This massive piece of stone is believed to have been transported up a steep incline from a quarry near Lake Titicaca roughly 10 kilometers away.

While there is still not a consensus among experts as to how these massive stones were transported, many archaeologists argue that the transport of these stones was accomplished by the large labor force of ancient Tiwanaku.

The andesite stones used in the construction process of this megalithic site were cut with such precision that they fit together perfectly, and are interlocked with each other without the use of mortar. Not even a sheet of paper can fit between their thousand-year-old stones.

But how was all of this possible thousands of years ago?

Local legends seem to know the answer to this and many other mysteries.

It is well-known that Puma Punku and the surrounding area are directly related to heavenly deities and ‘Gods’ which came down from the havens.

According to oral legends, the first inhabitants of Puma Punku were unlike ordinary humans and supernatural powers which allowed them to ‘carry’ megalithic stones through the air with the use of sound.

Puma Punku features some of the most amazing examples of ancient engineering on Earth. In complexity and design, many would argue that Puma Punku is far more advanced compared to the Great Pyramid at Giza.

To prove it, in this article we bring you 50 jaw-dropping images of this ancient wonder.

 

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Puma Punku is one of the most important places if you want to see what ancient man was capable of. These stone structures are among the biggest ever found. Image Credit: Pinterest

 

*Article by Ivan.  Ivan is a freelance writer, editor-in-chief of ancient-code.com, he also writes for EWAO, Share Knowledge, Svemir Online and Ancient Origins.