Cupisnique Culture Sacred Animals

Illustration

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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About the Author

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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Cervera, C. (2016, September 11). Cupisnique Culture Sacred Animals. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5669/cupisnique-culture-sacred-animals/

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Cervera, Caroline. "Cupisnique Culture Sacred Animals." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 11, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5669/cupisnique-culture-sacred-animals/.

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Cervera, Caroline. "Cupisnique Culture Sacred Animals." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Sep 2016. Web. 27 Oct 2021.