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jan 1, 1495 - City of Machu Picchu

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Materials: Granite
Artist's Name: N/A
Location: Central Highlands, Peru. Inka
Key Points: Built as a royal estate for first Inka emperor Pachacuti Inka Yupanqui. He would reside here only part of the year. Residence, Feasts, religious ceremonies, and administrative affairs of the empire. The oberservatory window lined up with the solstice, and many rituals were preformed here.

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Date:

jan 1, 1495
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~ 523 years ago

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