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An Ancient Andean Society of the Peruvian North Coast
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Sex, Death, and Sacrifice in Moche Religion and Visual Culture
The Moche people who inhabited the north coast of Peru between approximately 100 and 800 AD were perhaps the first ancient Andean society to attain state-level social complexity. Although they had no written language, the Moche created the most el...
Sacrifice, Violence, and Ideology Among the Moche
In a special precinct dedicated to ritual sacrifice at Huaca de la Luna on the north coast of Peru, about seventy-five men were killed and dismembered, their remains and body parts then carefully rearranged and left on the ground with numerous off...
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A world authority on the Moche, Steve Bourget is the author of Sex, Death, and Sacrifice in Moche Religion and Visual Culture and coeditor of The Art and Archaeology of the Moche: An Ancient Andean Society of the Peruvian North Coast. He is a research associate in the Department of Anthropology at the Universite de Montreal. Kimberly L. Jones received her doctorate in Pre-Columbian Art at the University of Texas at Austin. She is The Ellen and Harry S. Parker III Assistant Curator of the Arts of the Americas at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Preface (Steve Bourget) Introduction (Steve Bourget and Kimberly L. Jones) Chapter 1. Iconography Meets Archaeology (Elizabeth P. Benson) Chapter 2. Sacrifices and Ceremonial Calendars in Societies of the Central Andes: A Reconsideration (Anne Marie Hocquenghem) Chapter 3. Ulluchu: An Elusive Fruit (Donna McClelland) Chapter 4. Moche Masking Traditions (Christopher B. Donnan) Chapter 5. Convergent Catastrophe and the Demise of Dos Cabezas: Environmental Change and Regime Change in Ancient Peru (Michael E. Moseley, Christopher B. Donnan, and David K. Keefer) Chapter 6. Forensic Iconography: The Case of the Moche Giants (Alana Cordy-Collins and Charles F. Merbs) Chapter 7. Moche Forms for Shaping Sheet Metal (Christopher B. Donnan, David A. Scott, and Todd Bracken) Chapter 8. Moche Art Style in the Santa Valley: Between being "a la Mode" and Developing a Provincial Identity (Claude Chapdelaine) Chapter 9. The Priests of the Bicephalus Arc: Tombs and Effigies Found in Huaca de la Luna and Their Relation to Moche Rituals (Santiago Uceda) Chapter 10. The Moche People: Genetic Perspective on Their Sociopolitical Composition and Organization (Izumi Shimada, Ken-ichi Shinoda, Walter Alva, Steve Bourget, Claude Chapdelaine, and Santiago Uceda) Chapter 11. Communality and Diversity in Moche Human Sacrifice (John W. Verano) Chapter 12. Art and Moche Martial Arts (Jeffrey Quilter) Chapter 13. Moche Textile Production on the Peruvian North Coast: A Contextual Analysis (Jean-Francois Millaire) Chapter 14. Spiders and Spider Decapitators in Moche Iconography: Identification from the Contexts of Sipan, Antecedents and Symbolism (Nestor Ignacio Alva Meneses) Chapter 15. The Third Man: Identity and Rulership in Moche Archaeology and Visual Culture (Steve Bourget) Index