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Author D.J. Sibley Family Conference (4th : 2003 : Austin, Tex.)

Title The art and archaeology of the Moche : an ancient Andean society of the Peruvian north coast / edited by Steve Bourget and Kimberly L. Jones
Edition 1st ed
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 291 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Iconography meets archaeology / Elizabeth P. Benson -- Sacrifices and ceremonial calendars in societies of the central Andes : a reconsideration / Anne Marie Hocquenghem -- Ulluchu : an elusive fruit / Donna McClelland -- Moche masking traditions / Christopher B. Donnan -- 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 -- Forensic iconography : the case of the Moche giants / Alana Cordy-Collins and Charles F. Merbs -- Moche forms for shaping sheet metal / Christopher B. Donnan, David A. Scott, and Todd Bracken -- Moche art style in the Santa Valley : between being "à la mode" and developing a provincial identity / Claude Chapdelaine -- The priests of the bicephalus arc : tombs and effigies found in Huaca de la Luna and their relation to Moche rituals / Santiago Uceda -- The Moche people : genetic perspective on their sociopolitical composition and organization / Izumi Shimada [and others] -- Communality and diversity in Moche human sacrifice / John W. Verano -- Art and Moche martial arts / Jeffrey Quilter -- Moche textile production on the Peruvian north coast : a contextual analysis / Jean-François Millaire -- Spiders and spider decapitators in Moche iconography : identification from the contexts of Sipán, antecedents and symbolism / Néstor Ignacio Alva Meneses -- The third man : identity and rulership in Moche archaeology and visual culture / Steve Bourget
Notes Papers originally presented at the Fourth D.J. Sibley Family Conference held at the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin in November 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mochica Indians -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Mochica art -- Congresses
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Peru -- Moche River Valley -- Congresses
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Mochica art
Mochica Indians -- Antiquities
Moche River Valley (Peru) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Peru -- Moche River Valley
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Bourget, Steve, 1956-
Jones, Kimberly L., 1979-
ISBN 9780292793866