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History of Tierradentro



The typical hypogeum has an entry oriented towards the west, a spiral staircase and a main chamber, usually 5 to 8 meters below the surface, with several lesser chambers around, each one containing a corpse. The walls are painted with geometric, anthropomorphic and zoomorphicpatterns in red, black and white. Some statues and remains of pottery and fabrics can be seen scarcely due
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