The early contributions of ancient America in optics predate those of european and arabian documentation, but are little known to our present culture and left no written description. If by written we understand words or a technical scheme. Nevertheless, their presence in the cultural remainings is unquestionable and its artifacts are well preserved and displaying wonderful images at museums in Mexico and Peru. Its heritance traversed centuries and cultures, and by some reason was not registered when Spain conquered the continent. Plane, concave and convex mirrors where part of the life of the governing elite and could had being the subject of admiration for the people. At the Central part of the continent the remainings are dated as from 2,800 years ago, and at the South could be as old as 3,500 years.