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Lost Treasure of the Inca by Peter Lourie

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Published by Boyds Mills Press .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Incas,
  • Ecuador,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Treasure-trove,
  • History - Central & South America,
  • Antiquities,
  • Inca goldwork

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8646449M
ISBN 101563979837
ISBN 109781563979835

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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.