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 » History Ancient History

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 » History Ancient History
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