incan incan

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
  2. (adj) of or pertaining to the Incas or their culture or empire

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Mummies Day in Peru

    Polish and Peruvian archaeologists have discovered in Peru a royal burial chamber with 60 mummies and some 1,200 gold, silver and ceramic objects from more than 1,000 years ago. The mummies — including three princesses — date back to a pre-Incan people called the Wari, who peaked between the seventh...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Mummified women, human sacrifices discovered in ancient Peruvian tomb

    LIMA (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Peru on Thursday said they have unearthed a massive royal tomb full of mummified women that provides clues about the enigmatic Wari empire that ruled the Andes long before their better-known Incan successors. "For the first time in the history of archeology in Peru we have found an imperial tomb that belongs to the Wari empire and culture," lead archeologist ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. When Girls Are Silent, The World Suffers

    I am bursting with emotions after our day with the girls group of San Miguel. These girls, ages 12-18, meet to discuss the importance of self-esteem and to understand their rights as young women. They also meet to weave sintas, or traditional hair bands, found in areas with Incan ancestry. The girls sell these sintas and use the money to put themselves through school. It's hard to capture how ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "It was an actual network of paths," Franco said. "They had a very advanced system of messengers bringing the news to all the corners of the vast Incan empire." "Somewhat stylized, with a French influence, but a piece of orchestral...
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Francisco Franco Source: Kansas City Star

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ennui ennui
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