Friday, October 31, 2008

The Lord of Sipan: The Gold Mask


Sipan's treasures show us the Moche culture's ability with several metals: gold, silver, copper and precious stones in fine quality and a mastery in metallurgy unrivaled in the Americas: masks, necklaces, earrings and other elaborate jewelry.

The Moche treasures are exhibited in the Bruning Museum in the city of Lambayeque, only a few miles from Chiclayo.


The Lord of Sipan: The Mask
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The Incas and Domestic Animals


Not only were the Incas remarkable for domesticating plants, they also showed great skill in domesticating animals. In the Andes is a little rodent, called cuy. It is extremely timid and difficult to catch. We call it a guinea pig although it never came from Guinea and is not a pig. The alpaca, vicuna, Inca dog.


The Incas and Domestic Animals.
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Machu Picchu from San Miguel Mountains


Machu Picchu, interactive panorama view from San Miguel Mountains


Machu Picchu from San Miguel Mountains
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The Incas and their Civilization


The Incas built a notable civilization in western South America in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The center of their empire was in present-day Cuzco, Peru.


The Incas and their Civilization
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The Incas and Architecture


Hiram Bingham, the American explorer who found the ruins of Machu Picchu in 1911, wrote: As we study their architecture we see that it is marked by good proportions and symmetrical arrangement as well as by massiveness and solidity.


The Incas and Architecture
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The Incas and Civil Engineering


In the making of roads, bridges, aqueducts, and irrigation ditches the Incas showed a remarkable knowledge of engineering.


The Incas and Civil Engineering
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The Incas and Irrigation

Tambomachay or Baths of the Inca
The monument is remarkable due to its architectonic excellence. We can appreciate four walls or graded terraces embedded to the hill, made of irregular carved-stone polyhedrons, brilliantly assembled, and which make up three parallel cultivation terraces.


The Pre-Inca Lord of Sipan: the Spiderman
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The Lord of Sipan: the Spiderman


One of the most spectacular items found in the tomb of the "Old Lord of Sipan" was a necklace composed of ten gold beads, each depicting a spider in the center of its web with a body in the form of a human head. The Lord of Sipan was revealed to the world in 1987. He reigned approximately 200 A.D. and died about 40 years of age. Sipan is located in the northern part of Peru, close to the coast, in the middle of Lambayeque Valley, 35 Kms. at east of Chiclayo.

Solve the puzzle about The Lord of Sipan: Spiderman.

The Pre-Inca Lord of Sipan: the Spiderman
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The Lord of Sipan


The Lord of Sipan, "King Tutankhamen of the Americas" in Chiclayo, Peru. The Lord of Sipan was revealed to the world in 1987. He reigned approximately 200 A.D. and died about 40 years of age. Sipan is located in the northern part of Peru, close to the coast, in the middle of Lambayeque Valley, 35 Kms. at east of Chiclayo.

The Incas, Cuzco
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The Incas Civilization

The Incas
A website for those wanting to see and read about Inca and Pre-Incas sites: Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Sacsayhuaman, Nazca Lines, the Lord of Sipan, the Quipus and more. Anyone planning a trip or just curious to see images of Cuzco and the Sacred Valley, among others, will want to check it out.

The Incas, Cuzco
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