Mama Huaco, one of four sisters and wives of Manco
Mama Huaco, one of four sisters and wives of Manco Capac, legendary founder of the Inca Empire of Cuzco in the early 13th century. Portrait of Cuzco school. Colonial baroque. Oil on canvas.
© Iberfoto/Mary Evans
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HERRERA, Antonio de (1559-1625). General History
HERRERA, Antonio de (1559-1625). General History of the Deeds of the Castilians on the Islands and Mainland of the Ocean Sea Known As the West Indies. 1601 - 1615. Work known as 'D飡das' (Decades). Detail of the cover of the Fifth Decade. Portraits of Inca Kings inchi Roca (1230-1260) and Lloque Yupanqui (1260-1290), 2nd and third ruler of the Inca Empire. They extended the empire in Titicaca area. Early Modern Era. Engraving. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). Madrid. Biblioteca del Instituto de Cultura Hispᮩca (Library of the Institute of Hispanic Culture).
© M.C.Esteban/Iberfoto/Mary Evans
Cuzco - Peru - Cyclopean masonry
Pre-Columbian walls at Cuzco, Peru - Cyclopean polygonal masonry of the Incas - almost defying belief with the way the massive multi-faceted blocks fit together seamlessly. This wall is part of the Palacio de Huaina Capac (Palace of Huayna Capac). Huayna Capac (1464/14681525/1527) was the eleventh Sapa Inca of the Inca Empire and sixth of the Hanan dynasty. Date: 1906
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection