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The form of the Inka palace remains somewhat elusive to researchers. Some of the chroniclers have described and even drawn examples of their vision of what these palaces may have looked like, and Isbell (Chapter 2) offers a list of features that help define an Inka palace. The problem is that very few cases are fully known archaeologically. A general consensus is that the Inka palace was a large, expanded, and extravagant version of a kancha— which is a courtyard surrounded by four single-room structures and often enclosed by walls—and that elites and commoners lived in more modest versions of the kancha.

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