Machu Picchu - This is one of the great treasures of the world, up there with The Great Wall, the Coliseum, Pompeii and like those places, nothing can prepare you for being there.
Inca Mummies: Secrets of a Lost World - From National Geographic. Unwrap the mummies, layer by layer, and take a rare glimpse into the ancient Inca world. Watch a short documentary about the excavation at Puruchuco, a hidden Inca cemetery, and find out how the race to save hundreds of mummies was won.
Inca Myths, Culture, Pantheon - A lovely Flash multimedia presentation. Click on the right ray of the sun to procede. Takes a while to download, but worth the wait. Exercises follow the presentations.
Incas - The Mesoamerican civilization known as the Inca Empire was located in the Andes mountains of what is now Peru, Ecuador, and Chile. It's earliest beginnings date to 1100 A.D. when a small warlike tribe began to move into the valley of Cuzco.
Civilization in America: The Incas - The Incas began to expand their influence in the twelfth century and in the early sixteenth century, they exercised control over more territory than any other people had done in South American history. The empire consisted of over one million individuals, spanning a territory stretching from Ecuador to northern Chile.
Frozen In Time - In the icy mountains of Peru, a 500-year-old mummy is found. A story in Time For Kids.
Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas - It provides an eclectic mix of sound, science, and Incan history intended to interest students in Euclidean geometry. The site includes geometry problems, proofs, quizzes, puzzles, quotations, scientific speculation, and more.
Inca Investigation - Imagine you are an archaeologist working in the ancient Inca city of Huanuco Pampa. Explore the evidence and draw your own conclusions.
Spaniards v. Incas and the Fall of the Inca Empire - How Pizarro managed to conquer the Incas. A scholarly essay, but a fascinating story to read.
Descendants of the Incas - The images and comments you explore will give you a flavor of the rich culture of Inca people living today near the city of Cusco, once the capital of the Inca empire.
The Civilization of the Incas - This is a large, easy to read site with many illustrations.
Conquistadors - Peru - This nationwide PBS On-Line Learning Adventure parallels with the PBS documentary "Conquistadors" and is brought to you by PBS member station Oregon Public Broadcasting in cooperation with PBS On-Line.