With a high-tech three-dimensional mapping, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism initiated a comprehensive conservation plan to the Archaeological Center Incallajta 2018, one of the largest pre-Columbian city in South America, located in the town of Cochabamba department Pocona.
Since yesterday, Unit experts Museums and archeology (marry), dependent Viceministry of Interculturalidad, They installed a sophisticated computer to register for 10 days, Columbian dimensions strength.
"Through the Ministry, the preservation and enhancement of this site that keeps a lot of history was raised and it is intended to include the community in this work will be led by archaeological specialists ", Deputy Minister of Multiculturalism reported, Feliciano Vegamonte news conference.
According to the director of the Udam, José Luis Paz, mapping will be done with the recently acquired Belgian Cooperation containing a Tri D Laser Scanner equipment, laser theodolite (to make plans) or Total station and drone for filming.
"We have acquired a number of teams that will allow us to relieve and directly digitize and process data on the computer, This was a job that delayed us a long time, now we can do it in a few months ", Paz said.
He explained that the information will reveal what state each infrastructure and other aspects is as its length, inclination, solidity, among other elements used to design conservation actions.
The coach of the Belgian Cooperation, Jelle Defrancq, He said the Incallajta has great potential and that "through a conservation plan from the geo-referenced data conservation will be achieved and disseminated through various channels".
Outlining the location and geospatial take months of extensive studies by a team of civil engineers, architects, archaeologists and conservation specialists.
Paz said that, after releasing the three-dimensional image and data logging, as part of the conservation plan, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism will prepare a portfolio of pre investment in the future.
The Incallajta is an archaeological complex Inca times located in the province of Carrasco, east of the city of Cochabamba. It was built by the Inca Tupac Yupanqui around the year 1470 and rebuilt by his son Wayna Kapac. The purpose of the citadel was to stop the advance of the Oriental peoples as chiriguanos and others from the Amazon to the fertile valleys and west Pocona, Cochabamba.
Inca fortress built on an area of approximately three hectares and contains more than 75 large-scale structures. Pre-Columbian citadel in the indicative list of World Heritage of the United Nations Organization for Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO for its acronym in English).