Vues des cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique
From Humboldt, 1810.
According to Clements Markham, 1912, the correct name for the pre-Conquest inhabitants of this part of Colombia is the Chibcha. The Spanish called this group the Muisca, but this was merely the name for "man" in the Chibcha language.
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Sacred Rock = Titi-Kala. Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca (Inca)
Palace of the Inca. Lake Titicaca. Island of the Sun (Inca)
Palace of the first Inca on the Island of the Sun in Lake Titicaca (Inca)
Temple of the Sun. Cuzco, Peru (Inca)
Main gateway to Pisac's observatory (Inca)
Gold disk and pin found at Cuzco (Inca)
Lunar calendar of the Muisca of Colombia, contemporaries of the Inca (Chibcha)