Pokotia Monolith

The Pokotia Monolith (also known as the Pokotia Monument) is a stone statue excavated from the pre-Incan site of Pokotia in 1960 6 km (4 mi) from Tiwanaku in Bolivia. In December 2001 inscriptions and patterns on the front and back of the statue were photographed by a team led by the Bolivian archaeologist Bernardo Biados.[1][unreliable source?]

It resides in a small museum in Calle Jaén, La Paz, Bolivia; Museo de metales preciosos "Museo de Oro".[1]


  1. ^ a b Teames, Sallie (2002). "Signs of h Carinae Outburst in Artifacts of Ancient Bolivia" (PDF). The Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. 31. Retrieved 22 November 2010.