That little body on the center of the table is a roast guinea pig--"cuy" in the animal's native Andes. Jesus and friends are eating him at the Last Supper.
Isn't that sort of ...dear? As we know from the yard signs, Jesus does not discriminate. The book agrees: He'll eat anything.
Painting from the cathedral in Cuzco, Peru; photo by Andrew Moyer, 2006.
Roasted cuy are often served on a stick--like corn dogs and other popular foods at the State Fair here.
Which gets me thinking....