This lesson discusses the Nazca, Moche, and Tiwanaku cultures of South America.
Image of Nazca Geoglyph of a Condor, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peru_nazca.jpg; Image of Moche Portrait Vessel, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Moche_portrait_ceramic_Quai_Branly_71.1930.19.162_n1.jpg; Image of Ear Ornaments from Sipan, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orejeras_de_oro_Larco_museum.jpg; Image of Gateway of the Sun at Tiwanaku, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Zonnepoort_tiwanaku.jpg; Image of Stele at Tiwanaku, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tiwanaku1.jpg
A pre-Incan culture located in southwest Peru; also the name of a city and valleys in the same region.
Arrangements of elements of landscape, rocks, earth, gravel.
An early civilization characterized by iconography and monumental architecture.