https://aaeportal.com/?id=12839
Please wait while we complete your search...
Please wait while we complete your search...
Yale University Press
Accessibility Options
AA
Site search
  • Return to previous
  • Page

Cuzco, site of the Inca capital, lay in the triangle between the confluence of the Huatanay and Choque Chacca rivers

Image details
Description: Cuzco, site of the Inca capital, lay in the triangle between the confluence of the...
Related content: Chapters (1) Images (23)

Select a chapter below to view this image within the text.


Description: The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
The Incas, the last of the independent pre-Hispanic civilizations of the Andes, had an empire that included the lands within the modern political boundaries of Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador, and parts of Colombia, Chile, and Argentina. The mythic beginnings of the Incas, their arts, and their religion are described in their origin stories. From the outset, the Incas defined themselves in terms of their sacred landscape and the people in it. One origin myth, reported by Bernabé Cobo, a Spanish …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.347-371
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00118.032

Note: Some of the images of artworks presented on this platform were not sourced from the original print publication. However, in order to preserve the scholarly record of the print publication, all original image captions and credit lines have been retained on the platform. Learn more about our image policies.

Loading image