TITLE

The Great Wall of the Inca

AUTHOR(S)
Paddock, Franklin K.
PUB. DATE
July 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Jul/Aug84, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the archaeological significance of the Great Wall of the Inca. Background on the discovery of the Inca civilization in Bolivia; History of the civilization; Materials used to build the walls; Expeditions that have turned up sections of the wall and its associated forts.
ACCESSION #
16255663

 

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