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    Historia-Revista de la Carrera de Historia

    Print version ISSN 2519-0253

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    JEDU SAGARNAGA, Javier Méncias. An engraved megalith in Santa Cecilia (Yungas of La Paz). Historia [online]. 2017, n.38, pp. 13-44. ISSN 2519-0253.

    This paper describes some preliminary results from the study of petroglyphs, in a Megalith, found in the area of the Yungas of La Paz. Using photography in order to record and study the figures, and incorporating the use of new program applications which enhance the images and aid in archaeological analysis, different motifs and common elements, from different locations of Rock Art in Lowlands, can be identified and related due to its characteristics. Some of these motifs are analyzed based on mythical references related to lowland groups, which becomes the basis of preliminary interpretations of their significance.

    Keywords : megalith; petroglyphs; Yungas of La Paz; digital enhancement; rock art; Lowlands.

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