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In Aymara mythology, Anchanchu or Janchanchu[1] is a terrible demon which haunts caves, rivers, and other isolated places.[2] This deity is closely related to the Uru god Tiw.

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  1. ^ Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo, Catálogo Premio Nacional Amautas de la Artesanía Peruana, 2010
  2. ^ Jonathan Mayberry, David F. Kramer (August 25, 2009). They Bite! Endless Cravings of Supernatural Predators. Citadel Press. p. 414. ISBN 978-0806528205.