Inca 12 Angle Stone
The famous stone from an Inca wall in Cuzco, Peru. The stone has 12 angles and illustrates the great precision Inca masons...
The art of the Inca civilization of Peru (c. 1425-1532 CE) produced some of the finest works ever crafted in the ancient...
The Inca civilization flourished in ancient Peru between c. 1400 and 1533 CE, and their empire eventually extended across...
Inca Food & Agriculture
The Incas controlled a vast empire which included four climate zones and, consequently, their agricultural produce was diverse...
Inca Ingenuity in the Andes
Nestled deep in the Andes, the former Inca capital city of Cusco stands at 11,152Â feet (3,399 m) above sea level...
Inca qollqa (storehouses) used for storing grain and other foodstuffs. 15-16th century CE, Ollantaytambo.
Religion was for the Incas, as with many other ancient cultures, inseparable from politics, history, and society in general...
Inca Road Rest Station
An Inca rest station on the Inca Trail, Peru. Such stations were built at regular intervals along most major Inca highways...
For the Incas finely worked and highly decorative textiles came to symbolize both wealth and status, fine cloth could...
Inca Trapezoid Windows
Typical imperial Inca trapezoid windows from the sacred precinct of Coricancha, Cuzco, c. 1438 CE.