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Lost treasure of the Inca

  • 48 Pages
  • 4.53 MB
  • English
Boyds Mills Press , Honesdale, Pa
Inca goldwork -- Ecuador -- Juvenile literature., Treasure-trove -- Ecuador -- Juvenile literature., Incas -- Antiquities., Gold., Buried trea



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Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of 750 tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King, Atahualpa.

Other titlesInca
StatementPeter Lourie.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsF3429.3.G5 L68 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL398776M
ISBN 101563977435
LC Control Number98088216

Lost Treasure of the Inca book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Do tons of Inca gold lay hidden in the misty mountains /5. The historian carefully leafs through pages of a year-old, leather-bound book until she finds the shaky signature. It’s a faint scrawl that has consumed Tamara Estupiñan for more than 47 rows  Lost Inca gold Legend circa — Originally intended as part of the ransom of Inca.

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Get this from a library. Lost treasure of the Inca. [Peter Lourie] -- Chronicle of an expedition into the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador in search of tons of worked gold, which the Incas hid from the Spanish conquistadors after Pizarro executed the Sun King.

Tamara Estupinan, an Ecuadorian historian, has spent three decades researching Inca history. In this year-old book she found the last will and testament of. Today, there is almost nothing left of the magnificent ancient Inca treasures, expect a few golden corn stalks.

The magnificent golden garden of the Inca is long gone, but fortunately its history has not been forgotten. If you are interested in lost Inca treasures, you may find the story of the Lost Golden Chain Of Huayna Capac intriguing. Once again, Lourie (Rio Grande, p.etc.) will fire readers' imaginations with his search for lost Inca gold, on a trek through the high mountains of Ecuador.

As in his other adventures, Lourie skillfully links history with his real-life quest; so powerful is his narrative style that readers will fully expect him, toting a 16th-sixteenth century treasure map, to uncover the tons of Author: Peter Lourie.

Needless to say, the rumored tons of worked gold still lies (if it truly exists) concealed in the Llanganatis. A revisit to the locale years later prompted this fascinating book, an Indiana Jones-mix of history, lost treasure, and visions of wealth.

The readable text is accompanied by color photos on almost every : Snake Mountain Press. Lost Treasure of the Inca (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Lost Treasure of the Inca. Author. Lourie, Peter. Publisher. Boyds Mills Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book.

$ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small. Perhaps no treasure but El Dorado, the lost city of gold, has sparked so much interest and intrigue in the Americas.

But Estupiñan says she knows why the loot will never be found. What Atahualpa’s followers were really hiding was no mere treasure but. Lost Treasure of the Inca written by Peter Lourie The Inca crafted many of the world’s most beautiful objects, including golden masks, plates, vases and jewelry.

Most of that treasure has been lost to history, plundered by the conquistadors. But more treasure does exist. Tons of golden objects may be buried in the mountains of Ecuador.

I don't know about you but this book wasn't very exciting. When I bought it for my history class (I'm 11) I was expecting an adventure. This book was informative about traveling in the Incas but, let's be honest, are you wanting to go look for treasure in the Incas?/5(3). Inca Gold Book # Book Series: The Dirk Pitt In the legendary Sir Francis Drake captures a Spanish galleon filled with Inca gold and silver and the key to the lost treasure, which included a gigantic chain of gold that belonged to the last Inca king, a masterpiece of ancient technology so huge that it requires two hundred men to lift.

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Treasure Ever Found. Mobster Dutch Schultz & His Hidden Treasure. Legends of Captain Kidd’s Treasure. Outlaw William Coe & His Missing Loot. A gold cup such as this may lie among the thousands of priceless items thought to make up the mythical lost Inca gold.

This fabled treasure, part of an exorbitant ransom for the imprisoned Inca. Some of these treasures are now likely destroyed, including the Ark of the Covenant, but some may still exist and be recovered — such as the crown jewels of Author: Owen Jarus.

The collective of this lost treasure was labelled the “treasure of Inca King Atahualpa” and rumours had it that it was secreted away in tunnels. This rumour was linked with stories about a tunnel leading from the Coricancha and exiting near Sacsayhuaman, the fortress that towers above the city.

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Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas has a warm familiarity and a wonderful cinematic appeal -- not surprising, given author Jonathan W. Stokes' background as a screenwriter.

Stokes' young cast is well developed, if a bit eccentric, and the adventure scenes are wonderfully paced.3/5. Lost Treasure of the Inca by Peter Lourie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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This mini-series profiles the perils, struggles and. Paititi is a legendary Inca lost city or utopian rich land. It allegedly lies east of the Andes, hidden somewhere within the remote rainforests of southeast Peru, northern Bolivia or southwest Paititi legend in Peru revolves around the story of the culture-hero Inkarri, who, after he had founded Q'ero and Cusco, retreated toward the jungles of Pantiacolla to live out the rest of his.

“The "Garcilaso" mentioned by Markham is the chronicler Garcilaso Inca de la Vega, the son of a Spanish conquistador and an Inca princess, a heritage that gave him unique access to genuine Inca traditions, particularly since he was born and brought up in Cuzco and spoke Quechua, the language of the Incas, as his mother tongue.

Ellen Lloyd - - There are many stories of incredible ancient treasures that were deliberately hidden when the Spaniards conquered the of these remarkable and precious treasures is the Golden Chain of Huayna Capac.

Treasure hunters have been searching for the amazing chain since the 16 th century, but no-one has ever been able to locate it. Did a historian from Ecuador find the lost ‘treasure’ of the Incas — in a book.

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leather-bound book until she finds the shaky signature. led her to find forgotten Inca ruins and. The cache was supposedly the hiding place of the treasure of the last Inca Atahualpa. The cable added that a tribe of Indians guarded this cache and that in the treasure hunters had found an Inca idol and skeletons.

The expedition set out from the town of Rio Bamba. There were no further reports. VALVERDE'S GOLD: In Search of the Last Great Inca Treasure Mark Honigsbaum, Author.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux $24 (p) ISBN New Coronavirus Updates for. Inca oral traditions speak of a city, deep in the jungle and east of the Andes area of Cusco which was perhaps the last refuge of the Inca after the Spanish Conquest.

Although the conquistadors did plunder Cusco for its gold and silver, they only found a small percentage of what existed in the Inca capital, and the bulk of the treasure has. Directed by Jerry Hopper. With Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey, Thomas Mitchell.

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An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles/10(K).Video games and old movies give us the impression that the whole world is filled with treasure chests, tombs full of bling, and random pockets of riches here and there just waiting to be picked up, but that's ridiculous -- only some parts of the world are like that.

That's right -- Author: Alsinclair.Pitt ends up searching for a jade box containing a quipu, an Inca silver-and-gold metalwork map to the treasure. The box was stolen from the Indians by the Spanish, stolen from the Spanish by Francis Drake and then lost in the South American jungle, but readers who know Pitt know that that a year-old missing clue is only a minor obstacle.