|Huacas, spirits that either inhabit or actually are physical phenomena such as waterfalls, mountains, or man-made shrines. Peru
|Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc
|spirit being. The apotheosis of a natural object such as a rock or a place of local importance such as a spring. It is uncertain whether the principle is one of animism (when a deity takes on different natural shapes at will) or anImatism (when an object is a supernatural being in its own right)....