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5 Matching questions

  1. Inca Empire
  2. Susan and Roderick McIntosh
  3. Inca Road system
  4. Cuzco
  5. Gertrude Caton-Thompson
  1. a connected empire from Quito (Ecuador) to Sanitago (Chile); spanned 1,200,000 miles squared of territory; 14,000 miles long, reaching 16,500 ft in Andes, 3-52 ft wide; Inns and llama corrals along road; no wheel
  2. b Ruler: living son of Inti, link with god upon death
  3. c capital of Inca Empire; built by Sapa Inca Pachacuti (He who makes the world)(1438-1471 AD); transformed city and empire, sacred center, puma shaped city; divided into 4 quarters
  4. d 1929; trained Kathleen Kenyon; found unlooted sites nearby and through stratigraphic and stylistic comparisons confirmed local orgin; Semitic origin "inconceivable"
  5. e Discovered Jenné-jeno; 1977, 1981, and 1994

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1552, Portuguese Explorer documented magnificent walls with no mortar; made parallels with Axuma, Ethiopia, municipal city of the Queen of Sheeba
  2. discovered the sarcophagus of Lord Pacal (a Mayan ruler)
  3. Aztec Emperor; greets and entertains Cortes; 1519
  4. Inca; Urubamba Valley; Quechua: "Old Mountain"; built by Pachacuti; ca. 1440-1532; chosen for geological features; 7,710 ft. Discoveries :
    1908: rediscovered by Hiram Bingham, Yale Peruvian Expedition 1911, 1912-1915: sponsored by National Geographic, 1983: UNESCO World Heritage site
  5. (Colorado Museum of Natural History) realized bones were from an extinct form of plains bison

5 True/False questions

  1. Cecil Rhodesexcavated Boqueriao de Pedra Furada, Brazil


  2. Bishop Diego de LandaSpanish Bishop who ordered Maya writings be burned; including codices


  3. Karl MauchMayan ruler who came to power in AD 615 in Palenque; his sarcophagus was discovered by Alberto Ruz Lhuiller


  4. George McJunkinexcavated Boqueriao de Pedra Furada, Brazil


  5. HuitzilopochtliAztec war god