Last edited by Zolozilkree
Sunday, October 4, 2020 | History

7 edition of Lost treasure of the Inca found in the catalog.

Lost treasure of the Inca

by Peter Lourie

  • 334 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Boyds Mills Press in Honesdale, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ecuador
    • Subjects:
    • Inca goldwork -- Ecuador -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Treasure-trove -- Ecuador -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Incas -- Antiquities.,
    • Gold.,
    • Buried treasure.

    • About the Edition

      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.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesInca
      StatementPeter Lourie.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3429.3.G5 L68 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL398776M
      ISBN 101563977435
      LC Control Number98088216
      OCLC/WorldCa42407656

        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? 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. An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles/10(K).


Share this book
You might also like
Eternity

Eternity

elements of descriptive astronomy

elements of descriptive astronomy

Historical and biographical history of the township of Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York

Historical and biographical history of the township of Dayton, Cattaraugus County, New York

Witch in the wind

Witch in the wind

new explosive

new explosive

Reflections on the Classical Canon in Economics

Reflections on the Classical Canon in Economics

Cardington Crescent

Cardington Crescent

Rock Island Railroad

Rock Island Railroad

G.K. Chesterton.

G.K. Chesterton.

Essays in Russian history

Essays in Russian history

The shutters

The shutters

Numeracy and accounting

Numeracy and accounting

insurance laws of Virginia

insurance laws of Virginia

Lost treasure of the Inca by Peter Lourie Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Lost Treasure of the Inca Paperback – by Peter Lourie (Author) › Visit Amazon's Peter Lourie Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(3). Get this from a library.

Lost treasure of the Inca. [Peter Lourie] -- Chronicle of Lost treasure of the Inca book 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.

Other Hidden Treasure: Confederate Gold in Wilkes County, Georgia. Confederate Ranger John S. Mosby’s Hidden Treasure. Cornelius “Lame Johnny” Donahue & a Tale of Lost Treasure. The Largest K.G.C. 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. A new, beautiful book about the search for lost Spanish gold—and all the danger, intrigue, Utah author Rod Miller latest book The Lost Frontier: Momentous Moments in the Old West A copy of one of W.C.

Jameson’s treasure hunting books—he’s written more than 60—and Google. Utah Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites. SinceUtah has produced approximately 18 million ounces of gold, making it the sixth lagest producer in the nation.

Zoom in on the map and click on an icon for detailed information. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property. 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.

Lost Treasure of the Inca: Peter Lourie: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(26). Award-winning series following the stories of the world's greatest archaeological adventurers. This mini-series profiles the perils, struggles and .