PERU: Anybody Here Seen . . .?

A man with a taste for monuments, General Miguel Molina, prefect of Cuzco, decided one day a century ago to dress up the city's main plaza. He thereupon put up a bronze fountain, embellished by four Tritons and topped by a 5-ft. bronze statue identified as Atahuallpa, last of the Inca emperors, who was executed by the Spanish in 1533. But over the years the suspicion has grown in Cuzco that the lofty figure is not Atahuallpa at all. It seems, instead, to be the North American redskin Powhatan, chief of the Algonquins and father of Pocahontas.

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