Ingapirca, Ecuador

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Project NameIngapirca
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Data Types

Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
Photogrammetry - Terrestrial24.3 GBSony A7R4 Mirrorless
Photogrammetry - Aerial11.3 GBDJI Phantom 4 Drone
Site DescriptionIngapirca is one of the most important pre-Columbian archaeological site in Ecuador. Located in the province of Cañar, the large archaeological site features a number of architectural structures including the large oval-shaped temple of the sun. Ingapirca, a Kichwa word that means 'wall or wall of the Inca', is the name given to this pre-Columbian site in the southern Andes of Ecuador, which is located at 3,160 meters above sea level.
Project DescriptionThe Ingapirca Archaeological Complex was documented by the Ministry of Culture of Ecuador under the leadership of Maria Patricia Ordoñez. The docuemntation effort was completed following a virtual training provided by CyArk. This project was supported by a grant through the Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation and was implemented by the U.S. Embassies in Ecuador and Peru.
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Collection Date2022-03-11 to 2022-03-31
Publication Date2022-10-19
License TypeCC BY-NC-SA
CollectorsMinistry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador
FundersAmbassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation
PartnersNational Headquarters Qhapaq Ñan , U.S. Embassy Ecuador , CyArk
Site AuthorityMinistry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador
2022: Ingapirca - Photogrammetry - Terrestrial , Photogrammetry - Aerial . Collected by Ministry of Culture and Heritage of Ecuador . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D.

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