Lunsford-- Aztec, Incan, and Mayan Architecture

posted Feb 4, 2015, 6:53 AM by Jenni George   [ updated Feb 3, 2016, 6:20 AM ]


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We've pulled a cart of books for you to use.  I'd also suggest for I'd suggest taking a look at those first.

Many of the sites I found were either travel agencies' websites or sites that were mostly advertising.  I've listed some of the best sites I located below.

Mayan Architecture
An overview of the style

A brief video from the History channel

An article on Tikal from the New York Times.

An article from the Smithsonian on the archaeology dig at Tikal.

A great post from an architectural blog on Chichen Itza.

An article on Chichen Itza from the World History in Context database.

Another article on Chichen Itza from the database.

Incan Architecture

A blog post on Machu Picchu from an architectural blog. 

Some excellent photos of Machu Picchu.

An article on Incan society from the World HIstory in Context database.

video on Machu Picchu and Incan architecture from NatGeo.

An article from Nova on the engineering used at Machu Picchu.

A blog post on the engineering.

An post on the stone cutting and wall building methods used by the Inca.

Aztec Architecture

An article on Aztec society from an online history textbook.

An article on Aztec art and architecture.


An article from the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tenochtitlan.

An article on the archaeological site of Tenochtitlan.

Article and pictures on Templo Mayor.

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