This bird motif seen in Qualopec's tomb was likely inspired by a Chimú bird carving

Arte-Factual: Chimú Bird Carving

In the last edition of Arte-Factual, I looked at the Toltec Atlantes pillars that could be found in and around Qualopec’s tomb in the original Tomb Raider. In this edition, I will re-visit Qualopec’s tomb and examine another Pre-Columbian motif that can be seen on the walls of the fictional Atlantean king’s tomb: that of a Chimú bird …

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