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El Brujo
Huacas del Sol y la Luna

Caballitos de Totora

Moche maps
El Niño weather phenomenon

Ear Flairs
Erotic Pottery Vessels

Portrait Vessels
Fauna Vessels

Prisoner Vessels
Tumi Knives

Vessels with the theme of death
Figurine Vessels

Ruler Vessels
House Vessels

Vessels depicting ritual scenes
Royal Textiles

Nariguera Nose Pendants


The burial


Lady of Cao (Wikipedia)
La Señora De Cao
La tumba de la Señora de Cao, líder del pueblo mochica
Visiting El Brujo and the Dama de Cao
El enigma de los tatuajes de la Señora de Cao (El Pais, Marzo 4, 2008)
La Señora de Cao: Una "dama de hierro" en el Perú prehispánico

Videos (SPANISH)
La Señora de Cao - Museo El Brujo (1:40 min.)
Fundación Wiese inaugura Museo Cao - Canal N - En Punto (2:10 min.)
Fundación Wiese inaugura Museo Cao (3:24 min.)
Especial Museo Cao - Cuarto Poder Parte I (6:14 min.)
Especial Museo Cao - Cuarto Poder Parte II (6:19 min.)
Inauguración del Museo a la señora de Cao (6:53 min.)
El Brujo y la Dama de Cao (9:34 min.)
Museo Señora de Cao: Gran Museo en el norte del Peru [Cuarto Poder] (9:59 min.)
Magdalena de Cao, El Brujo y a su soberana gobernante, La Señora de Cao [Cuarto Poder] (10:01 min.)
Complejo Arqueologico El Brujo - La Señora de Cao (37:51 min.)
La Dama de Cao (53:41 min.)

Foot Amputation by the Moche of Ancient Peru

Arkush, Elizabeth and Charles Stanish. Interpreting Conflict in the Ancient Andes: Implications for the Archaeology of Warfare, Anthropology (2005)
Bawden, Garth. The Structural Paradox: Moche Culture as Political Ideology, Latin American Antiquity (1995)
Burger, Richard L. An Overview of Peruvian Archaeology (1976-1986), Annual Review of Anthropology (1989)
Donnan, Christopher B. and Donna McClelland. The Burial Theme in Moche Iconography (1979)
Dunn, Mary Eubanks. Ceramic Depictions of Maize: A Basis for Classification of Prehistoric Races, American Antiquity (1979)
Eeckhout, Peter  and Lawrence Stewart Owens. Human Sacrifice at Pachacamac, Latin American Antiquity (2008)
Hastings,  C. Mansfield and M. Edward Moseley. The Adobes of Huaca del Sol and Huaca de La Luna, American Antiquity (1975)
Kling Heidi. Gold in Ancient America, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (2002)
Knobloch, Patricia J. Wari Ritual Power at Conchopata: An Interpretation of Anadenanthera Colubrina Iconography, Latin American Antiquity (2000)
Kulmar, Tarmo. The Deity of Sky: One Way to Interpret Moche Iconography
Moseley, M. Edward. Assessing the Archaeological Significance of Mahamaes, American Antiquity (1969)
Pozorski, Thomas. The Moche by Garth Bawden, American Anthropologist (1999)
Schorsch, Deborah. Silver-and-Gold Moche Artifacts from Loma Negra, Peru, Metropolitan Museum Journal (1998)
Stanish, Charles. The Origin of State Societies in South America, Annual Review of Anthropology (2001)
Sutter, Richard C. and Rosa J. Cortez. The Nature of Moche Human Sacrifice: A Bio-Archaeological Perspective, Current Anthropology (2005)
Topic, John R. and Theresa Lange Topic. Prehistoric Fortification Systems of Northern Peru, Current Anthropology (1978)
Verano, John W., Santiago Uceda, Claude Chapdelaine, Ricardo Tello, María IsabelParedes and Victor Pimentel. Modified Human Skulls from the Urban Sector of the Pyramids of Moche, Northern Peru, Latin American Antiquity (1999)
Weismantel, Mary. Moche Sex Pots: Reproduction and Temporality in Ancient South America, American Anthropologist (2004)

Artifacts shrouded in mystery,Miami Herald, Oct. 8, 1998
Iconography of the Moche: Unraveling the Mystery of the Warrior-Priest, National Geographic, Oct. 1998
Dos Cabezas: P yramid in Peru Yields Unprecedented Buried Treasure, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 15, 2001
Stealing History, Mother Jones, May/June 2002
Once taboo, erotic ceramics a link to ancient Peru, Miami Herald, Feb. 29, 2004
Political life of the mysterious Moche ‘desert people’ is revealed after researchers uncover two secret chambers used by leaders for debates and elaborate feasts 1,500 years ago Daily Mail, Jan. 8, 2018

Otra sorpresa entrega Sipán (El Nuevo Herald, sept. 24, 1998)
Planean Sipán como un centro turístico (El Nuevo Herald, mayo 9, 2004)

Videos (ENGLISH)
The Lady of Cao: The Mystery of the Tattoed Mummy (3:13 min.)
Ancient Murder Mystery: The Mutiliated Skeletons Of Peru John Verano, Bill Sillar, Laurel Hamilton (23 min.)
Tombs of Sipan (41:24 min.)
The Pyramid of Doom [Huaca de la Luna] (45:12 min.)
The Lost Civilization of Peru (BBC, 48:17 min.)
On the Trail of Moche Gold (56:20 min.)
Warfare and Human Sacrifice in the Moche World [John Verano lecture on the Huaca de la Luna excavations, 2013] (67:00 min.)

Videos (SPANISH)
Descubren centro ceremonial Moche en Chiclayo (2:19 min.)
La momia peruana sera expuesta al publico (2:46 min.)
La Ruta Moche: Los valles del Desierto Nor Peruano (7:50 min.)
Mas Alla del Sol y de la Luna (8:59 min.)
Culturas Preincas [Chavin, Paracas, Nasca, Moche, Wari, Tiahuanaco] (9:54 min.)
Reportaje Tumbas del Señor de Sipan, Lambayeque [Jano-Peru] (10:28 min.)
Museos Puertas Abiertas-Huacas de Moche, Parte 1 (13:34 min.)
Museos Puertas Abiertas-Huacas de Moche, Parte 2 (10:53 min.)
Museos Puertas Abiertas: Ancash, Parte 1 [Chavin, Moche, Recuay] (12:22 min.)
Civilización Mochica - Señor de Sipan, Origenes, Sociedad y Cultura (14:00 min.)
El Imperio del Sol - Los Mochicas (Jimenez del Oso) (24:23 min.)
Historia 4 Pre San Marcos [Chavin-Paracas-Nazca-Moche-Tiahuanaco-Wari] (44:34 min.)
Peru, La Tierra de los Dioses (45:02 min.)
Pueblos andinos preincas (48:55 min.)
Cultura Moche: Civilizacion Perdida del Peru (BBC, History Channel, Spanish, 48:59 min.)
El Señor de Sipan (51:54 min.)
Documental del Señor de Sipán  (54:57 min.)
Moche-Nazca: Sucedio en el Peru, Bloques 1-5