amautas (ä·mä·ōō·ˑtäs), See yatiris.
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Following a "cleansing" ceremony--a purification of body and soul--under the direction of two pairs of amautas (sages), Morales was dressed in a tunic made of vicuna wool, at the foot of the Bennett monolith, a 7-meter stone sculpture that is housed in the Tiwanaku museum.
Accompanied by a group of amautas, Morales traveled through the Tiwanaku plain to the hill where the main ritual was performed in the temple of the Akapana pyramid.