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The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire



If you've ever crossed a suspension bridge, you've used Andean Indigenous technology.

Now - Jun 27, 2021. From: 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Open through June 27, The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire explores the foundations of the Inka Road in earlier Andean cultures, technologies that made building the road possible, the cosmology and political organization of the Inka world, and the legacy of the Inka Empire during the colonial period and in the present day.  

This exhibition is also accompanied by the book, The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire, 232 pp; edited by Ramiro Matos Mendieta (Quechua) and José Barreiro (Taíno); NMAI, Smithsonian; copublished by NMAI and Smithsonian Books.  

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3rd St. & Maryland Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560
United States

Free

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