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Kokopelli is a prehistoric deity depicted frequently in ancient rock art estimated to be over a thousand years old. Distinguished by his hunchback, dancing pose, and flute, he is the only anthropomorphic petroglyph to have a name, an identity, and an established gender. His name may have been derived from the Zuni name for god ("Koko") and the name for the Desert Robber Fly ("pelli"), an insect which also has a hump on his back and a prominent proboscis. To the Hopi, he is known as "Kokopilau" ("wood hump"). He is also known as the "Casanova of the Cliff Dwellers" due to his many amorous adventures. When people heard his flute, everyone in the village would sing and dance throughout the night and the next morning every maiden there would be with child.
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