Mochica Culture (Other Keyword)
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Emergence of Female Power on the North Coast of Peru: Exploring Priestesses’ Identities and Their Influence within the Funerary Realm in San José de Moro (2018)
After more than twenty years of investigations, the San José de Moro Archaeological Project has found a total of seven funerary chambers pertaining to the Late Moche "priestesses" (AD 600-850) in one of the most important ceremonial centres and cemeteries located on the North coast of Peru. The sudden appearance of that specific character is echoed in the sacred imagery where the priestess is depicted, as a supernatural women enacting in complex ritual activities with other elite characters....