By: Ryan Grey “El Museo de Matales Preciosos Precolombinos” translates to “The Museum of Precious (Pre-columbian) Metals El Museo de Metales Preciosos Precolombinos is located in La Paz, Bolivia The Museum contains pre-columbian treasures of gold, silver, and copper. Pre-Columbian Temple El Museo de Metales Preciosos is also known as “Museo del Oro” (Gold Museum) Though it does not JUST contain gold. It has beautiful ceramic objects, and paintings. The Museum contains 3 different halls with art made of gold, copper, and silver. Tiwanaku Gold mask - Tiwanaku, Bolivia Kalasasaya Complex housed at the Museo de Metales Preciosos Precolombinos This picture shows Inca ornamental gold discs dates back to 1000AC on display at the Museo de Metales Preciosos Precolombinos This picture is of the Inca Gold Offering Figurine housed at the Museo de Metales Preciosos Precolombinos This is another Tiwanaku Gold mask at the Museo de Metales Preciosos Precolombinos The reason that there is more than one mask is that the Tiwanaku culture goes back more than 1500 years. Armstrong, Kate, Vesna Maric, and Andy Symington. "La Paz." Bolivia. Lonely Planet, 2007. Google Books. Web. 11 Aug. 2010. "Museums- Calle Jean." Virtualtourist.com. 25 Apr. 2010. Web. 11 Aug. 2010 ""Pre-Columbian Art Dated 1000AC Located Tiwanaku Gold Museum, La Paz, Bolivia"" DDB Stock Photography: Pictures of Latin America. Klause Inchauste. Web. 12 Aug. 2010. <http://www.ddbstock.com/largeimage/tiwanakugoldmuseum.html>.