Lost Civilizations

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Lost Civilizations

  1. 1. LOST CIVILIZATIONS The Incas
  2. 2. Inca civilization's exact origins are unknown. However, by year 1500, Tawantinsuyu - Inca Empire - was the largest and richest in pre- Columbian America. Incas controlled an estimated population of twelve million people spread over 2,500 miles (4,000 km.) along the western coast of America, on the Andean range.
  3. 3. The Incas ruled a land that most of which was made up of two parallel mountain ranges with high plateaus. Most of the land is 3,000 meters above sea level.
  4. 4. The Inca of Peru have long held a mystical fascination for people of the western world. Four hundred years ago the fabulous wealth in gold and silver possessed by these people was discovered, then plundered by Spanish conquistadors.
  5. 5. Sacred Valley
  6. 6. Cusco was the center of the Inca Empire, with its advanced hydraulic engineering, agricultural techniques, marvelous architecture, textiles, ceramics and ironworks.
  7. 7. MACHU PICCHU... Incas Best Kept Secret In The Mighty Andes Mountains
  8. 8. Terraced agricultural areas.
  9. 9. Pisac Ruins At Sacred Valley
  10. 10. Shrine at Pisac
  11. 11. Ollantytambo PYRAMID
  12. 12. Altar Fire Temple
  13. 13. Tiaunaco Sun Gate
  14. 14. Strange Stone Carvings Mysterious Giant Stone Sculpture
  15. 15. Music: El Condor Pasa Created by Anna

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