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kancha high-walled enclosure of the Incas, the size of a city block, containing wasi

karstic region an irregular limestone region with sinkholes, underground streams, and caverns

kero libation vessel used by the Incas and earlier Andean cultures

kiva multi-purpose room used for religious, political, and social functions in Pueblo villages on the Colorado Plateau

kofun burial mounds of the Yamato kings of Japan

Kojiki history of the Yamoto kingdom of Japan, compiled in the early 8th century AD

kore (pl. korai) statue of a clothed young woman, common in the Greek Archaic period

kouros statue of a nude standing youth, common in the Greek Archaic period

krater ancient Greek mixing bowl with wide mouth and two handles

Kufic an early angular form of the Arabic alphabet

kuraka Andean elite class who claimed descent from sacred ancestors

kurgan mound-covered Scythian tomb from the second half of the 1st millennium BC

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