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ART 299WEEK 13 SOUTH AMERICA
The Inca Empire (Inka) No written language, so the spoken Quechua  language has given way to many variant  spellings. Cu...
Key achievements1. Political administration2. Accounting3. Engineering  1. Road system  2. Agricultural terracing  3. Ston...
1 Political administration Resettlement Marriages Organization around industries and  professions
2 Accounting
QuipuLength of cord with knotted strings attached.
quipuDetail of a quipu showing the variety of knots, cord lengths and cord colors used to encodeinformation
quipucamayosRecord-keepers in charge of making, maintainingand reading the data stored on the strings to others.
3 Engineering & Construction
the “12-angled stone” in Cuzco
Spanish cathedral built atop the foundations of theTemple of the Sun
Moray, Peru  Huacas-sacred locations with powers amplified through landscaping
Machu Picchu
terraces at Machu Picchu
characteristic trapezoidal doorways
4 Textile production
military tunic,cotton
Tunic,Dumbarton Oaks,Washington DC,c. 1500cotton
5 Gold (or, the Ransom ofAtahualpa) Room filled with gold and twice over with  silver. (Dimensions of the room vary in  d...
Gold figurine,Peru
LOST ARTS, LOST CIVILIZATIONShttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Farming-Like-the-Incas.html#
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  1. 1. ART 299WEEK 13 SOUTH AMERICA
  2. 2. The Inca Empire (Inka) No written language, so the spoken Quechua language has given way to many variant spellings. Cuzco was the capital city in the center of the empire, Tawantinsuyu, Four Parts, Four Quarters Empire lasted less than 100 years Conquistador Francisco Pizzaro arrived at a time of civil war, Inca power already in decline
  3. 3. Key achievements1. Political administration2. Accounting3. Engineering 1. Road system 2. Agricultural terracing 3. Stone construction4. Textile production5. Gold (ransom of Atahualpa)
  4. 4. 1 Political administration Resettlement Marriages Organization around industries and professions
  5. 5. 2 Accounting
  6. 6. QuipuLength of cord with knotted strings attached.
  7. 7. quipuDetail of a quipu showing the variety of knots, cord lengths and cord colors used to encodeinformation
  8. 8. quipucamayosRecord-keepers in charge of making, maintainingand reading the data stored on the strings to others.
  9. 9. 3 Engineering & Construction
  10. 10. the “12-angled stone” in Cuzco
  11. 11. Spanish cathedral built atop the foundations of theTemple of the Sun
  12. 12. Moray, Peru Huacas-sacred locations with powers amplified through landscaping
  13. 13. Machu Picchu
  14. 14. terraces at Machu Picchu
  15. 15. characteristic trapezoidal doorways
  16. 16. 4 Textile production
  17. 17. military tunic,cotton
  18. 18. Tunic,Dumbarton Oaks,Washington DC,c. 1500cotton
  19. 19. 5 Gold (or, the Ransom ofAtahualpa) Room filled with gold and twice over with silver. (Dimensions of the room vary in different chroniclers’ accounts.) Arriving from every corner of the empire by the llama-load Pizarro ordered it melted down so more could fit in the room. The golden façade of Corimancha (Temple of the Sun) was melted down.
  20. 20. Gold figurine,Peru
  21. 21. LOST ARTS, LOST CIVILIZATIONShttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Farming-Like-the-Incas.html#
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