Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas

Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas
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ISBN10: 
0300097638
ISBN13: 
9780300097634
Pages: 
240
Published: 
March 11th 2004 by Yale University Press
Rating: 
3.42

Situated high in the Peruvian Andes, the 15th-century Inca palace complex at Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the world. In this illustrated volume, leading American and Peruvian scholars provide an overview of the site, its place within the Inca empire, the mysteries surrounding its establishment and abandonment, and the discoveries made there since the excavations by archaeologist Hiram Bingham III in the early-20th century.

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