The Festival of the Inca

The Festival of the Inca

Another famous volume from the colonial Americas, this one from the Andes was written by the Mercedarian friar Martín de Murúa and illustrated by local artists, including Guaman Poma, who also drew the funeral procession in this section’s introduction. The image above shows the a festival labeled “fiesta del ynga,” with one woman playing a drum.

 
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