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Pachamama

Incas of ancient Peru believed that Pachamama personified the Earth. Incas ruled Peru from about 1450 until 1532 when Spaniards conquered their territories. Pachamama and her husband Inti, the Sun god, were viewed as generous deities.

Incas used to offer llamas and other animals as sacrifices to the Earth goddess. Pachamama continues to be worshipped today in Peru.

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