You are here: Home / Library & Archives / Library / Library Exhibitions / The Ancient Future: Mesoamerican and Andean Timekeeping / Andean / Vues des cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique

Vues des cordillères, et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique

Lunar calendar of the Muisca of Colombia, contemporaries of the Inca (Chibcha)

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.

 
More information ...

More Exhibit Items

Document Actions