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Podcast Episode 64: Machu Picchu



Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! In this episode of Unearthed, I'm discussing the incredible Inca city of Machu Picchu!


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Cover image: Machu Picchu

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Map of Machu Picchu

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Residential area of Machu Picchu

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17th century portrait of Pachacuti

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Hiram Bingham III on his first expedition to Peru and Machu Picchu, 1912

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Photograph taken by Hiram Bingham of Machu Picchu in 1912.

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Temple of the Sun

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Intihuatana Stone

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Room of the Three Windows

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Sources


Gardner’s Art through the Ages


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machu_Picchu


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiram_Bingham_III


https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/274/


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/secrets


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/secrets


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Pachacuti-Inca-Yupanqui


https://www.livescience.com/41346-the-incas-history-of-andean-empire.html


https://www.ticketmachupicchu.com/sun-temple-in-machu-picchu/#:~:text=The%20Temple%20of%20the%20Sun%20was%20a%20sacred%20precinct%20built,deities%20of%20the%20Inca%20civilization.&text=Today%2C%20this%20sacred%20building%20is,tourist%20attractions%20in%20Machu%20Picchu.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inti


https://www.nationalgeographic.org/photo/solstice-machu/


https://www.machupicchu.org/ruins/temple_of_the_three_windows.htm





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