Synthesis
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Synthesis
Presented by Katie Kotar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inca Expressions in Stonework:
Outcroppings
Terraces
Waterways
Roads
Walls
Cities
 
Twelve Angle Monolith, Cuzco, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roads

 

Inca bridge at Machu Picchu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Road leading to Machu Picchu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walls

 

Wall, Cuzco, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puma-shaped stones, Cuzco, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sacsahuaman Wall, Cuzco, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triple Zigzag Walls at Sacsahuaman. Inca. Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choquequirao Plaza, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qorikancha at Cuzco, Inca, Late Horizon-Colonial.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuzco Ceque Lines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mummies from Cerro el Plomo, Chile, Inca, c. 1500.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Machu Picchu, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Intihuatana Stone (Hitching Post of the Sun) at Machu Piccu. Inca. Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observatory at Machu Picchu, Inca. Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleft Room beneath the Observatory at Machu Piccu, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aspects of Andean Worldview
Collectivity
Reciprocity
Transformation
Essence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Textiles

 

Royal Tunic, Inca, Late Horizon.

Warrior Tunic, Inca, Late Horizon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good cloth = qompi
Best cloth made by acllacuna
 
For royal and religious use
Made as tribute
 
Burned as sacrificial offerings
 
Tocapus = geometric designs reserved for elites
Everyday cloth = awaska
Woven by male qompicamayocs (keepers of the fine cloth)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inca King, Atahualipa and Francisco Pizarro