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Zeta
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Posted: 2010-01-22 1:53 pm   Permalink

For me, this is where the Tiki culture began...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiwanaku
10,000 years ago or so.

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Zeta
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Posted: 2010-01-22 2:00 pm   Permalink

Is this face familiar to you? Where have we seen it before? jeje...

I will give you a hint: Viracocha
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Zeta
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Posted: 2010-01-22 2:06 pm   Permalink

Papeleria Kon Tiki in Spain

They probably changed the logo (it has no sun rays on his forehead) for fear of the copyright Tabu.
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Zeta
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Posted: 2010-01-22 2:09 pm   Permalink

Vintage Kon Tiki mug

A perfect example of the famous tiki transmission tradition.
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Posted: 2010-01-22 2:16 pm   Permalink

Another example from the Tropics in Ohio: http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=29368&forum=2&24

Quote:

On 2010-01-09 12:53, crushenstein wrote:
alright,

here is the tiki from the mug:



and here is the one from the menu:



i think they look REALLY close! let me know what you think.




Quote:

On 2010-01-09 14:40, bigbrotiki wrote:
Most definitely the same, it's just that the glass one is a negative, which makes it confusing.
Here's the mug it is based on:




...and here the icon the mug was derived from, much altered, obviously to avoid copyright issues:




and last the humble stone statue that that famous logo was inspired by:




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Posted: 2010-01-22 7:16 pm   Permalink

Behold...

TIWANAKU!!!
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Posted: 2010-01-22 7:21 pm   Permalink

From "Zeta's International Marketplace"
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On 2009-12-24 10:40, Zeta wrote:

Vintage Spanish minibook with some tikis.
Trade or sell


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Posted: 2010-01-22 7:32 pm   Permalink

BRROOOMMMMM!!!!!!!!!! ChRaSh!!!! THUNDERS!!!!!
The strange "Bennett monolith" from Tihuanaco.

Discovered at Tiwanaku in 1932 by Wendell C. Bennett.
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