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- DescriptionSituated high in the Peruvian Andes, the fifteenth-century Inca palace complex at Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the world. This illustrated book provides an overview of the site, its place within the Inca empire, and the mysteries surrounding its establishment and abandonment.
- Author BiographyRichard L. Burger, professor of anthropology at Yale University, has written many articles and books on South American prehistory, including Chavin and the Origins of Andean Civilization. Lucy C. Salazar, cocurator of the Machu Picchu exhibition and curatorial affiliate in anthropology at Yale University's Peabody Museum, is an authority on Inca archaeology and the early prehistory of Peru.
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication12/02/2008
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Note75 b-w + 120 color illus.
- Weight907 g
- Width215 mm
- Height279 mm
- Edited byLucy C. Salazar,Richard L. Burger
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