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Inca mythology was divided into three realms: Hanan Pacha, Kay Pacha and Uku Pacha. Inca religion, the cosmos and the Inca worldview in general...

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Inca Cloth: Weaving Grades of Ancient Peruvian Textiles

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Ever since Hiram Bingham’s rediscovery of Machu Picchu in 1911, various theories have been put forward as to what Machu Picchu was used for....

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On September 16, 1568, Hawkins and Drake sailed seven ships single file toward San Juan de Ulúa with the English flag flying. Only two...
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