Astronomy:Urcuchillay

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Urcuchillay was a god worshipped by Incan herders, believed to be a llama who watched over animals.[1] It was attributed to the constellation Lyra.[2]

See also

  • Inca mythology

References

  1. D'Altroy, Terence N. (2002). "The Inca Pantheon". The Incas. The Peoples of America. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 169. ISBN 978-0-631-17677-0. https://archive.org/details/incasthepeopleso00tere/page/169. 
  2. Allen, Richard Hinckley (1936). Star Names and Their Meanings. Kessenger Publishing. pp. 532. ISBN 9780766140288. https://books.google.com/?id=_GUDis0bETgC&pg=PA532&lpg=PA532&dq=Urcuchillay+lyra#PPA532,M1. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 







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