Geometric Art: Intihuatana, Machu Picchu, Stereographic Projection

Geometric art is a form of art based on the use and application of geometric figures. A geometric figure is any set or combination of points, lines, surfaces and solids.


Geometric Art: Intihuatana, Machu Picchu, Stereographic Projection

Stereographic Projection of the Intihuatana

The stereographic projection of Intihuatana at Machu Picchu is a mapping that projects a plane image of it onto a sphere.

Intihuatana at Machu Picchu

Intihuatana at Machu Picchu is a notable ritual stone associated with the astronomic clock or calendar of the Inca. The Intihuatana of Machu Picchu was carved at the top of a natural pyramid's summit. Read more: Wikipedia, Intihuatana, Urubamba.


 

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