Located on the Andes mountains on the west side of South America. They spoke Quecha and combined the Chavín, Moche, Nazca, and Chimu. The Inca had a bureaucratic empire with an absolute ruler at the top. That ruler was a descendent of the creator god Viracocha, and the son of the sun god Inti. Gender parallelism was practiced. This is that women and men operate in two separate but equivalent spheres, each gender enjoying autonomy in its own sphere.