A well-known ushnu site, Vilcashuaman was a major Inka administrative centre on the main Inka road running along the Andes mountain chain and down to the coast. © Trustees of the British Museum


A well-known ushnu site, Vilcashuaman was a major Inka administrative centre on the main Inka road running along the Andes mountain chain and down to the coast. © Trustees of the British Museum

A well-known ushnu site, Vilcashuaman was a major Inka administrative centre on the main Inka road running along the Andes mountain chain and down to the coast. © Trustees of the British Museum

Cite this page as: Beth Harris, "A well-known ushnu site, Vilcashuaman was a major Inka administrative centre on the main Inka road running along the Andes mountain chain and down to the coast. © Trustees of the British Museum," in Smarthistory, August 29, 2016, accessed May 20, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/what-is-an-inka-ushnu/497168b5d7ced10a0e9ca86d68e9bc653e157035/.