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A Peruvian Porter of Quechuan origin was one of the many that accompanied Indiana Jones in his attempt to find the Chachapoyan Fertility Idol in 1936.


The Peruvian Porter was an indigenous Quechuan and spoke fluently that language.[1]. He was hired along with other porters by American archaeologist Indiana Jones to accompany him to find the Temple of the Chachapoyan Warriors, where according to many, there was the legendary Chachapoyan Fertility Idol.

However, after clearing away some brush around an eight-foot tall Chachapoyan statue, the porter was chased away by both the demonic idol, and the nesting animals that flew out of it.[2]

Behind the scenes

The Peruvian Porter was portrayed by the credited actor and stuntman Ted Grossman in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Grossman later went on to portray the Deputy Sheriff in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.


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