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The three sectors of Machu Picchu

05 May 2014 (5725 reads)

The three sectors of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the impressive historic sanctuary that are divided in 3 sectors: the agriculture sector, the urban sector and a third denominated Huayna Picchu.

 

The most comprehensive and easy to identify sector is the agricultural sector, that somehow embraces the citadel that surrounding it completely. The citadel is constituted by buildings of various sizes and from different nature as; houses, deposits, temples. All interconnected by streets and trails.

 

Apparently the entire population were settled in the city, was not people from nearby localities, conversely, were people from different places and areas and more distantly. Many archeologist are matched that the majority of Machu Picchu people were women, who were resposible of the farm work. Also they were dedicated to specialist manufactured of weaving and the production ceramics.

 

In Machu Picchu the population lacked warriors, because was and is a perfect ceremonial center, occupied for at least three generations of incas, the citadel was abandoned in a sudden decision and that still remains a mystery.

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