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Introduction To The Inca

Introduction to Incan Religion

The Inca emperor was called "The Inca." He held a god-like status. The Inca people believed in supernatural power in places or objects, such as mountains buildings, rivers, or ancient shrines. These magical places were known as huacas. The Inca developed skill in handicrafts, building, and architecture. They were very wealthy in gold and silver. Record keeping was done by means of an complex system of knotted cords called quipus, as they had no form of writing. The Incas attained a high level of civilization, with enormous buildings and an intricate system of roads.


Incan Art

Key Facts:
 
The Inca emperor was called "The Inca." 
 
Inca people believed in supernatural power called huacas.
 
Record keeping was done by means quispus.