Pre-Columbian cultures
This list of pre-Columbian cultures includes those civilizations and cultures of the Americas which flourished prior to the European colonization of the Americas.
Many pre-Columbian civilizations ...
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Is it "forbidden" to say the Giza people built these "Inca" buildings in Europe? Sardina, etc..
MYTH: The Fourth Dynasty reigned in Egypt, localised there. REALITY: The Fourth Dynasty is a modern historical representation for an ancient culture of WORLD...
Amazing Things We’ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
South America: The Original Cultures - Ancient Man and His First Civilizations
The enigma of ancient South American development, [cultures evolving to the building of Monumental Structures BEFORE they have even learned to make ceramics - pottery], is wonderfully illustrated by w...
The Secrets Of Machu Picchu’s Skeletons
Located 2,430 m above sea level, where the Peruvian Andes meet the Amazon Basin, Machu Picchu is located on a picturesque ridge, and holds mysteries of an ancient past. Approximately 200 stone terrace...
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Chan Chan – The Largest Mud-Brick City in the World
The Incan civilization is one of the most notable Pre-Columbian civilizations that existed in Peru. Prior to its rapid rise to power, however, there were other prominent civilizations, which today, ar
Mesoamerican cultures
This list of pre-Columbian cultures includes those civilizations and cultures of the Americas which flourished prior to the European colonization of the Americas.
Many pre-Columbian civilizations ...
Mesoamerican cultures - Wikipedia
Mesoamerican chronology
Mesoamerican chronology divides the history of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica into several periods: the Paleo-Indian (first human habitation–3500 BCE), the Archaic (3500–2000), the Preclassic o...
Mesoamerican chronology - Wikipedia
Archaic period in the Americas
The Archaic period in North America is a period defined by the archaic stage of cultural development.
In the sequence of North American pre-Columbian cultural stages first proposed by Gordon Wille...
Archaic period in the Americas - Wikipedia
Andean civilizations
The Andean civilizations made up a loose patchwork of different cultures that developed from the highlands of Colombia to the Atacama Desert. They are mainly based on the cultures of Ancient Peru and ...
Andean civilizations - Wikipedia
Prehistory of Bolivia
Prior to Spanish colonization, the Andean region of Bolivia was a part of the Inca Empire, while the northern and eastern lowlands were inhabited by independent tribes. Spanish conquistadors arriving ...
Prehistory of Colombia
This article deals with the history of Colombia, a country in South America.
Approximately 10,000 years BC hunter-gatherer societies existed near present-day Bogotá (at El Abra and Tequendama), an...
Prehistory of Colombia - Wikipedia
Diaguita
The Diaguita people are a group of South American indigenous people native to the Chilean Norte Chico and the Argentine Northwest. Western or Chilean Diaguitas lived mainly in the Transverse Valleys i...
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Inca Empire
The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, lit. "The Four Regions"), also known as the Inka Empire or Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. The administrative, politic...
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Mapuche
The Mapuche are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia. The collective term refers to a wide-ranging ethnicity co...
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Moche culture
The Moche civilization (alternatively, the Mochica culture, Early Chimu, Pre-Chimu, Proto-Chimu, etc.) flourished in northern Peru with its capital near present-day Moche and Trujillo, from about 100 ...
Moche culture - Wikipedia
Adena culture
The Adena culture was a Pre-Columbian Native American culture that existed from 1000 to 200 BCE, in a time known as the Early Woodland period. The Adena culture refers to what were probably a number o...
Adena culture - Wikipedia
Clovis culture
The Clovis culture is a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct stone tools found at sites near Clovis, New Mexico, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Clovis culture appears around 11,500–11,0...
Clovis culture - Wikipedia
Hohokam
Hohokam (/hoʊhoʊˈkɑːm/) is one of the four major prehistoric archaeological Oasisamerica traditions of what is now the American Southwest. Variant spellings in current, official usage include Hobokam,...
Hohokam - Wikipedia
Weeden Island culture
The Weeden Island Cultures are a group of related archaeological cultures that existed during the Late Woodland period of the North American Southeast. The name for this group of cultures was derived ...