- a type of prehistoric stone tower, found in Brazil and Peru, having living quarters over a burial chamber.
Origin of chulpa
Examples from the Web for chulpa
Historical Examples of chulpa
The great mass of a chulpa is solid, but within is a dome-shaped chamber, into which the opening seen in the cut leads.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
Another variety (the chulpa) was really a stone tower erected above ground, twelve to thirty feet high.The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West
Robert E. Anderson