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Andean Symbology Tile - Serpent - Round

Andean Symbology Tile - Serpent - Round


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Apus de Doce Tutelary Mountains Carving


Andean Symbology Tile - Trilogy - Square

Andean Symbology Tile - Serpent - Round

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Our finely hand carved, alabaster-like round stone tile features the revered Incan animal totem Amaru, the serpent. Amaru rests coiled in bas relief on a background of other Andean symbols representing god of lightning, wind, coca leaf kintu, protection for the home, sacred hummingbird, and agricultural field crop furrows and others. The outer carved ring around the piece represents the twelve Sacred apus, or spirits, of the Andean mountains. Expertly carved by shamanic artists, Abelaro and Luz Marina in Peru.

SKU: si0025
  • Product Size:
  • 0.5" L x 0.5" H + 4.5" Dia

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In the religion and mythology of Peru Ecuador, and Bolivia, apus are the spirits of the mountains and sometimes solitary rocks and caves, that protect the local people in the highlands. The term dates back to the Inca Empire. The twelve sacred apus, or mountain gods represented in the outer ring of this piece are called:

  • Ausangate
  • Salkantay
  • Mama Simona
  • Pikol
  • Manuel Pinta
  • Wanakauri
  • Pachatusan
  • Pikchu
  • Saksaywaman
  • Viraqochan
  • Pukin
  • Sinqa