Geometric Art: Intihuatana, Machu Picchu, Stereographic Projection
Carved in stone so old,
Geometry of the gods,
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.
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.