The Golden Stick: Cuzco’s Divine Foundation Myth and The Scientific Connections

Premium Article Preview: The founding myth of Cuzco, the ancient seat of the powerful Inca Empire, has the founding father Manco Cápac receiving a golden stick from his father the Sun God Inti. This powerful tool was said to assist Manco Cápac in finding the perfect spot. But is there more to the foundation myth of the ancient city? Guest author Armando Mei connects the myth to scientific realities.

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