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 »

The family life of the Incans can be described as communal and clannish. Families lived together in ayllus, which were extended families that lived and worked the land together. More » History Middle Ages

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 »

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 »

In general, early man wore clothing made from animal hides or crude prehistoric textiles. The type of clothing is dependent upon the era in which early man lived. More »

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 »

Inca houses were made from stone blocks and they had angled, thatched roofs. The Incas used mainly granite stones, because it was a hard, sturdy building material. More »