Machu Picchu (15th century)
The ancient Inca city, located in present-day Peru, is a World Heritage Site.
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- What kind of "writing system" did the Incas use?
- What honor was given to the site of Machu Picchu in 2007?
- What does the name "Machu Picchu" mean?
- What was the name of the archeologists who discovered Machu Picchu?
- What was the name of the area where the temples and the Royal Center were located?
- What is known as "The Hitching Post of the Sun" in Machu Picchu?
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