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Inca rituals and sacred mountains 1 edition

Inca rituals and sacred mountains
Johan Reinhard

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Inca rituals and sacred mountains
a study of the world's highest archaeological sites
Johan Reinhard and Maria Constanza Ceruti

Published 2010 by Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Description
Introduction: Historical and geographical background
Archaeological sites leading to Llullaillaco's Summit
The ceremonial site on the summit
pt. 2. Analysis
Llullaillaco and Inca state pilgrimage
Ritual specialists and victims
The sacrifice : ritual and meaning
Offerings and their symbolism
Sacred landscape
Appendix A: Descriptions of Llullaillaco Summit offerings
Appendix B: Distribution of Llullaillaco Summit offerings
Appendix C: Conservation of the mummies and artifacts
Appendix D: Chronology of the expedition
Appendix E: Resources

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Monograph -- 69


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
F3429.3.R58 R4 2010

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9781931745765, 9781931745772
LC Control Number

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