Friday, October 31, 2008

The Lord of Sipan: The Gold Mask

Sipan's treasures show us the Moche culture's ability with several metals: gold, silver, copper and precious stones in fine quality and a mastery in metallurgy unrivaled in the Americas: masks, necklaces, earrings and other elaborate jewelry.

The Moche treasures are exhibited in the Bruning Museum in the city of Lambayeque, only a few miles from Chiclayo.

The Lord of Sipan: The Mask
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