Ball games of various kinds were popular in all of the ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, including that of the ancient Incas. The most popular of them was known as tlachtli or pok-to-pok. More »

The Incas were primarily vegetarians who subsisted primarily off of root vegetables. The different altitudes and temperatures throughout the Inca territories caused regional differences in diet. Meat came from llamas and... More » History Ancient History Ancient America

Bread, vegetables and fruit were the mainstays of a typical ancient Greek diet. Much like in the Mediterranean diet of modern times, fish was the most commonly consumed protein. More »

The Incas settled in the Andes Mountains and on the Pacific coast of South America. They settled the area between 13,000 and 10,000 BC. More »

The clothing worn by Incas was determined by their status. Officials wore knee-length tunics adorned with pictures and symbols depicting their standing. The poorest members of the society wore plain clothing. The ruler o... More »

Archaeologists discovered various types of artifacts related to the history of Ancient India, including objects of art, such as sculptures and paintings; terracotta figures; bronze figures; jewelry and coins. Numerous an... More » History Ancient History

Incas were indigenous people native to Peru. At the height of their power, Incas controlled the largest empire in the Americas from their capital in Cusco, Peru. Their empire contained a population of 12,000,000 people a... More »