THE MOCHE BOTANICAL FROG (La rana botánica mochica)

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Donna McClelland †;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Dr. Pascual Izquierdo-Egea
  • Journal: Arqueología Iberoamericana (issn: 1989-4104)
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  • Subject: peru | moche | agricultural rituals | supernatural animals | frogs | manioc | mochica | ritos agricolas | animales sobrenaturales | ranas | yuca | Prehistoric archaeology | GN700-890 | Archaeology | CC1-960

Plants and animals with features which identify them as supernaturals characterize the art of the Precolumbian Moche culture of northern Peru. Among these animals is a frog with feline attributes and a consistent association with manioc tubers, stalks, and plants, the B... View more
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