Incan Masonry

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

People who have visited Machu Picchu in Peru have reported that you cannot slip a piece of paper between the stones in the walls of the city. This amazing place was built over 2000 years ago with rocks quarried over 2 miles away and hauled to the site. Many of the stones weigh many tons. The masonry (fitting of stones together for construction) is precise. It exceeds any known current method for making joints so perfectly fitted. How did they do this with primitive tools? Read and see what theorists think about how Incans made these structures: https://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/arch499/nonwest/inca/construction_theories.htm




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