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The petroglyphs of Toro Muerto: new documentation and discoveries at the largest South American rock art complex

  • Janusz Z. Wołoszyn (a1), Liz Gonzales Ruiz (a2) and Andrzej Rozwadowski (a3)

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Detailed documentation of thousands of petroglyphs and recent excavations conducted at the site of Toro Muerto in Peru reveal new information about the symbolic spatial organisation and ritual functions of the largest pre-Columbian rock art complex.

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The petroglyphs of Toro Muerto: new documentation and discoveries at the largest South American rock art complex

  • Janusz Z. Wołoszyn (a1), Liz Gonzales Ruiz (a2) and Andrzej Rozwadowski (a3)

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