The Moche—Pyramids, Gold, and Warriors
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Lost Worlds of South America
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In the first of three lectures on the Andean Moche culture, chart this civilization’s outstanding features. Discover the immense pyramids, adorned with brilliant color murals, road systems, and sophisticated art. Examine the evidence of extensive warfare, both in the art and in excavated weaponry and sacrificial victims.