Beginner's guide

Discover the pyramids of the Moche, the textiles of the Nasca, and the gold of the Inka.

Cultures

Cupisnique

Cupisnique

Chavín culture

Chavín culture

Nasca

Nasca

Moche culture

Moche culture

Chimú culture

Chimú culture

Sicán culture

Sicán culture

Inka

Inka

Ancient Colombian Chiefdoms

Ancient Colombian Chiefdoms

All content | South America before European colonization

Golden beakers, mummy bundles, monumental palaces, and more.

Selected Contributors | South America to c. 1500