Cupisnique Culture Sacred Animals

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Caroline Cervera
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published on 11 September 2016
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This piece shows a feline, owl, serpents, and condor. The owl and condor represented the sky while the feline represented the earth and dominance. The serpent represented the subterranean world. Housed in the Museo Larco, Lima, Peru.

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Caroline Cervera
Caroline is an Associate Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia and a student at Northeastern University. She is passionate about studying ancient history and preserving it for future generations.

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