Moche Earspools—Miniature Masterpieces
Lecture no. 32 from the course: 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Diana K. McDonald | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
Go inside the Moche society in ancient Peru and marvel at the beautiful metal jewelry discovered in the Sipan tombs. Beyond the beauty and the sophisticated metalwork of the Moche earspools, the tomb of Sipan gives us a window into Moche society—including sacrificial ceremonies once believed to be purely mythical.