Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Andean Puma
The Crespi pyramid with two Equadoran felines. Cuenca is close to both the Andes mountains and the Amazon jungle, what cats are depicted here? The pumas hunt on the Pampas plains. A female Andean puma. Andean cross with the three sacred animals, the condor, the puma, and the anaconda. Does the serpent on this Crespi plaque represent an anaconda? He is a very fat snake. An Andean cross with four puma heads. Tiahuanaco crosses from the sacred site of the Puma Punku. The puma in Andean art. "Lightning Felino-Meteorite God of the Andes. The serpent like creatures on the Monoliths with the heads of Pumas are interesting, in general Andean symbolism of the Puma the tails are separate creatures." The striped Andean cat, compare to the striped feline above. An Andean healer, their Quechua language is thought to be written on the Crespi metal plates.