The Moche
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Map of the Central Andes

Map of the Central Andes
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

Moche Map

 

 

 

 

Characteristics of Moche Art:
Interest in essence  
   
Representational
 
  Selective naturalism
Depictions concentrate on political, mythical and supernatural values  
   
Interplay of moment and essence
 
  Active
Narrative
Transitive
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City of Moche
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maker's Marks

Maker's Marks
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

Moche Huacas

 

 

 

 

 

Huaca del Sol

Huaca del Sol. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huaca de Luna

Huaca de Luna. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

Moche City

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revolt of the Objects Mural

Revolt of the Objects mural. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panamarca Mural E

Pañamarca Mural E. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sacrifice Ceremony

Sacrifice Ceremony. Moche.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomb 1 Sipan

Reconstruction of the center section of Tomb 1 at Sipan.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earspools

Warrior figure and running deer earspools. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peanut Necklace

Peanut necklace. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spider Bead

Spider Bead. Moche. Early Intermediate.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Owl Priest Necklace

Gilded copper necklace of the Owl Priest from Tomb 2 at Sipan. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figural Vessels

Figural Vessels. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait Head

Ceramic portrait head. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shaman Vessel

Moche vessel of an owl-headed woman shaman in the process of curing a patient. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transforming Shaman Vessel

Transforming Shaman Vessel. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Lion Hunt

Rollout drawing of the painted scene on a Moche fineline vessel depicting the violent clubbing of sea lions near guano island.
Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weaving Vessel

Flaring bowl depicting weaving workshops. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.