Inca: Secrets of the Ancestors [VHS]

Inca Secrets of the Ancestors While dominating a kingdom challenged by the harshest environmental conditions known to man, legendary Inca emperors ruled with great splendor and ritual, marking the stunning climax of 3,000 years of…

Inca Secrets of the Ancestors While dominating a kingdom challenged by the harshest environmental conditions known to man, legendary Inca emperors ruled with great splendor and ritual, marking the stunning climax of 3,000 years of South American cultural evolution. Join researchers as they unravel the puzzle of the Nazca, creators of the earth-drawings once believed to be the workings of extraterrestrial beings. Discover the exquisite gold artifacts of the Moche, all that remains of a highly developed society that vanished centuries ago. Then, witness the incredible engineering feat of the fabled Machu Picchu, lost for centuries until an American archaeologist fought his way through the jungle and uncovered its majestic beauty in 1911.

Travel the 15,000-mile Inca road system, marvel at the magnificence of Inca architecture and observe the ancestral mummy worship. Then witness the devastating encounter between the Inca and the Spanish conquistadors who, armed with fire arms and a lust for gold, brought about their tragic demise.

Inca Conquest

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