Tipon - Water Engineering Masterpiece of the Inca Empire
Tipon is an Inca archaeological site that is not as well known as Machu Picchu. But, like Machu Picchu, it is an engineering marvel in every sense. Much still needs to be learned about Tipon and its origins and history. What we do know is that it represents a jewel of the Inca empire from which we can benefit in knowledge and better understanding of the prehistoric Inca and their building skills. The objective of the study of the Tipon archaeological site was to learn how the prehistoric civil engineers used and handled the site’s water supply so well that all was in balance, forming a whole that was a water management masterpiece, complete with an infrastructure that created an estate for Inca nobility.