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Machu Picchu(8 Photos)
Built in the 15th century, Peru's Machu Picchu is one of the most visited sites in South America and an extraordinary example of the Inca Empire's sophistication.
Mesoamerican Pyramids(14 Photos)
Explore images of Mesoamerican pyramids from Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza, Tikal, Palenque and Uxmal. Learn about an ancient calendar as well.
South America(10 Photos)
From the heights of Angel Falls to the mysteries of Machu Picchu, explore the wonders of South America.
Machu PicchuVideo Clip (3:42)
Video Clip (3:42)
The breathtaking Inca city of Machu Picchu was built atop the Andes mountains in Peru.
Mankind Decoded Sneak Peek
Mankind Decoded Sneak PeekVideo Clip (5:03)
Video Clip (5:03)
Check out a sneak peek of the upcoming series Mankind Decoded.
Chachapoya HistoryVideo Clip (3:07)
Video Clip (3:07)
In ancient Mexico, Chachapoyans and Incas battled for supremacy.
Mankind in 2 Minutes
Mankind in 2 MinutesVideo Clip (2:12)
Video Clip (2:12)
Experience the story of Mankind in 2 Minutes.
This Day in History: 07/24/1911 - Machu Picchu Discovered
This Day in History: 07/24/1911 - Machu Picchu DiscoveredVideo Clip (1:00)
Video Clip (1:00)
In a This Day in History video, learn that on July 24, 1911 an American explorer, Hiram Bingham, time-traveled to the lost culture of the fabled Inca empire, which disappeared with the Spanish conquests.
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