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Expert Insights: Simón Bolívar's Inca Quero

Simon Bolívar was one of the most powerful leaders in world history, and this 16th-century Inca quero represents a momentous time in the life of this legendary figure. It was one of a pair that was used by José Domingo Choquehuanca y Béjar — a descendant of the Royal Inca line — to toast Bolívar for his successful triumph over the Spanish monarchy in South America. The important event not only signaled a new alliance but also an end to South America’s tribal past and a beginning of the world of Latinos.




 

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