The Palace of the Inca at Tomebamba

Robinson, Richard
January 1994
History Today;Jan94, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p62
Discusses Huayna Capac's palace in Ecuador. Excavation of the site of Tomebamba by Max Uhle in 1922; Details of the short life and untimely demise of Tomebamba; Atahuallpa; Burial pits of the Canari; More.


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