Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Moche Mural in Peru Revealed in Stunning Detail

Published July 31, 2013

Sharon Jacobs of National Geographic has written an interesting article about one of the murals on the Huaca de la Luna in Northern Peru. For the full article and interactive images click here.

"In the bone-dry coastal desert of northern Peru, the ancient Moche sculpted and painted intricate murals on the adobe walls of the site now known as Huaca de la Luna (Temple of the Moon). Created between A.D. 100 and 800, the images hold intriguing clues to a mysterious people who left no written texts to help explain their beliefs and customs."
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