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Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley

October 17, 2010

Art and Myth in Ancient Peru: The History of the Jequetepeque Valley is an exhibition that showcases Pre-Columbian art from the north coast of Peru. The show presents 3,000 years of the region’s cultural history, illustrating the diverse artistic styles employed by the various societies that occupied the Valley. The comprehensive selection includes striking examples of the Cupisnique, Moche, Chimu, and Inca ceramic traditions among others, in addition to textile and metal objects.

This publication includes essays by Cecilia Pardo Grau (Curator of Collections and Pre-Columbian Art at Museo de Arte Lima), Luis Jaime Castillo (Archeology Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú) and brief descriptive texts by the leading scholars and archeologists of the field including: Christopher B. Donnan, Carlos G. Elera, Carol Mackey, Jeffrey Quilter, and Julio Rucabado.

Price: $15.00