Moche : SE55.

This collection of 29 documents discuss the Moche tradition that occurred from 1950-1200 BP along the desert north coast of Peru, from the Piura valley in the north to the Huarmey valley in the south. Absolute dating of the five-phase ceramic stylistic sequence remains unresolved, although beginning...

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Corporate Author: Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Other Authors: Alva, Walter., Alva Meneses, Nestor Ignacio., Arsenault, Daniel., Bawden, Garth., Benson, Elizabeth P., Bourget, Steve, 1956-, Chapdelaine, Claude., Cordy-Collins, Alana., Donnan, Christopher B., Gumerman, George, IV., Hocquenghem, Anne-Marie., Lechtman, Heather., McClelland, Donna., Millaire, Jean-François., Moseley, Michael Edward., Quilter, Jeffrey, 1949-, Shimada, Izumi., Uceda, Santiago., Verano, John W.
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2015-
Series:EHRAF Archaeology. South America.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Royal tombs of Sipán / Walter Alva, Christopher B. Donnan
  • Spiders and spider decapitators in Moche iconography : identification from the contexts of Sipan, antecedents and symbolism / Nestor Ignacio Alva Meneses
  • Tradition Summary, Moche / Daniel Arsenault
  • Galindo : a study in cultural transition during the Middle Horizon / Garth Bawden
  • Iconography meets archaeology / Elizabeth P. Benson
  • The third man : identity and rulership in Moche archaeology and visual culture / Steve Bourget
  • Moche art style in the Santa Valley : between being "a la mode" and developing a provincial identity / Claude Chapdelaine
  • Forensic iconography : the case of the Moche giants / Alana Cordy-Collins, Charles F. Merbs
  • The offering room group / Alana Cordy-Collins
  • A Moche cane coffin from Pacatnamu / Christopher B. Donnan, Daisy Barreto C.
  • Bibliography / Christopher B. Donnan, Guillermo A. Cock
  • Moche burials at Pacatnamu / Christopher B. Donnan, Donna McClelland
  • Moche forms for shaping sheet metal / Christopher B. Donnan, David A. Scott, Todd Bracken
  • Moche masking traditions / Christopher B. Donnan
  • Moche textiles from Pacatnamu / Christopher B. Donnan, Sharon G. Donnan
  • Botanical offerings in Moche burials at Pacatnamu / George Gumerman IV
  • Sacrifices and ceremonial calendars in societies of the central Andes : a reconsideration / Anne Marie Hocquenghem
  • Copper artifacts from Moche burials at Pacatnamu / Heather Lechtman
  • Moche fineline ceramics at Pacatnamu ; Ulluchu : an elusive fruit / Donna McClelland
  • Moche textile production on the Peruvian north coast : a contextual analysis / Jean-François Millaire
  • Convergent catastrophe and the demise of Dos Cabezas : Environmental change and regime change in ancient Peru / Michael E. Moseley, Christopher B. Donnan, David K. Keefer
  • Art and Moche martial arts / Jeffrey Quilter
  • Horizontal and vertical dimensions of prehistoric states in north Peru ; Pampa Grande and the Mochica culture / Izumi Shimada
  • The Moche people : genetic perspective on their sociopolitical composition and organization / Izumi Shimada, Ken-Ichi Shinoda, Walter Alva, Steve Bourget, Claude Chapdelaine, Santiago Uceda
  • The priests of the Bicephalus Arc : tombs and effigies found in Huaca de la Luna and their relation to Moche rituals / Santiago Uceda
  • Communality and diversity in Moche human sacrifice ; Physical characteristics and skeletal biology of the Moche population at Pacatnamu / John W. Verano.