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GUFFROY, Jean. CENTRAL-ANDEAN ENGRAVED ROCK TRADITIONS (PERU): EVOLUTION AND CONTINUITIES. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2011, vol.43, n.1, pp.73-88. ISSN 0717-7356. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-73562011000100005.
By analyzing various criteria concerning the situation and characteristics of engraved rocks from several localities, the evolution that occurred in site organization, styles, and in related iconographies in all of Peru can be clarified. regional singularities, which probably reflect specific uses and functions, can also be ascertained. additionally, various features have been found repeatedly within a large territory over a long time span, indicating continuities in these artistic expressions, related to multiple social and religious activities.
Palabras clave : rock art; petroglyphs; andean iconography; Precolumbian rituals.