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Unformatted text preview: shamanism. For example, the hallucinogenic San Pedro and its connection to the transformation into supernatural animal are shown as part of the huge collection of Chavin art, including pottery and architecture. Also important is their concept of duality as a way to express social order. Another interesting concept is “tinkuy,” the encounter of opposing forces, as Chavin de Huantar is located in between two encountering lakes. Overall, Chavin de Huantar played a pivotal role in the art, agriculture and ritual growth of Andean civilization. Question: What was the specific impact on all other Andean societies that Chavin de Huantar as the foundation of civilization had on them?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2009 for the course ARTH 6H taught by Professor Peterson during the Winter '09 term at UCSB.
- Winter '09