- of or relating to a pre-Incan culture existing c300 b.c.–a.d. c900, chiefly in Peru and Bolivia, characterized by the use of megalithic masonry carved with geometric and animal designs, stone statues, polychrome pottery, and bronze artifacts.
Also Ti·a·hua·na·cu [tee-uh-wuh-nah-koo] /ˌti ə wəˈnɑ ku/.
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Whether there was ever a city at Tiahuanaco there is nothing to shew.
Tiahuanaco is pre-Inca, yet even here the images are clothed.Inca Land
The similarity of the figures on Easter Island to the figures at Tiahuanaco has been thought to suggest such a possibility.
In Tiahuanaco, where the creation, or rather manufacture of men took place, the creator turned many sinners into stones.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
The place is Tiahuanaco, or Tihuamacu, as the Indians of the neighbourhood call it.