The Moche—Drugs, Sex, Music, and Puppies
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Lost Worlds of South America
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
This lecture investigates the dramatic iconography seen on Moche ceramics. First, learn about the complex rituals and practices of modern South American shamanism. Then study images on Moche pottery usually interpreted as depicting victory in war, and indications that they actually describe an elaborate culture of shamanic healing.