Inca Handout feb 15


Capac Nan


Inca Roads


how many miles of Inca roads


25,000 + miles or roads


chaskis


runner, messenger


messenger


chaskis


tampus


tambos, way stations


way stations


tampus


mit'a


labor tax


labor tax


mit'a


Huanuco Pampa geography


12,150 ftpunahigh barren plateaua "new cuzco"major admin center on Campac Nanbuilt by topa-inka 1475


architecture of huanuco pampa


4000+ structures2 sq. km largest undamaged inca ruin town has hanan and hurinplazausnu platformskallankas along east side of plazaroyal quarters and sun temple on eastacclahuasi on northqollqa storhouses on south hill sides


archipelago/verticality system


self-sufficieny by reciprocity across altitudes


where were llamas and alpacas


highest elevations


where were potatoes


high elevations


where was maize


below 3000 m


where were fruits, herbs, pepper, coca


warmer lands, easter flanks of mountains, and jungle


where were fish


lakes, streams, ocean