Trujillo, the provincial capital city where colonial and pre-Hispanic architectural jewels from the past coexist harmoniously at the center of a vibrant, modern urban center.
Peru’s leading newspaper El Comercio ran a story a few days ago about the possible link between the ancient Shang Dynasty of China (1600 BC – 1046 BC) and Peru’s ancient Chavin civilization, which emerged around 1000 BC.
The Internet exploded with girl power fervor last month over the discovery of a 1,200-year-old tomb belonging to a high Moche priestess. It was the eighth elite female mummy excavated at San José de Moro in little more than two decades — evidence that women governed in that region of ancient Peru. Jezebel posted this enthusiastic headline:
The book “Cosmos Moche,” the first part of a collection — “Enigmas of Ancient Peru” — is going on sale this week. It includes an English translation and a CD about the Temple of the Moon.
“Artistically, the Moche were the most remarkable civilization of the Americas. There’s no other civilization in the America’s