|How do we know what life was once like in
? Because hundreds of buildings have been preserved, dozens of buildings have been
, and more than a million artifacts have been found there.
By looking at the maps we created of the buildings, and examining the artifacts found near them, my team and I figured out what some of the buildings were once used for. I found some of the places where people lived, where they stored food, where they held festivals, and much more.
The Inca empire stretched more than 3,000 miles along the west coast of South America.