Published: June 2006
Learn More
In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

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Arsenault, D. "Gender Relationships and Symbolism in Moche Shamanic Contexts." British Archaeological Reports (Vol. 982, 2001), 93-108.

Pillsbury, Joanne. Moche Art and Archaeology in Ancient Peru. National Gallery of Art, 2001.

Quilter, Jeffrey. Treasures of the Andes: The Glories of Inca and Pre-Columbian South America. Duncan Baird Publishers, 2005.

NGS Resources

Gwin, Peter. "Peruvian Temple of Doom" National Geographic ((July 2004), 102-17.

Sloan, Christopher P. Bury the Dead: Tombs, Corpses, Mummies, Skeletons, and Rituals. National Geographic Books, 2002.

Donnan, Christopher B. "Moche Burials Uncovered" National Geographic (March 2001), 58-73.

Fagan, Brian. Into the Unknown: Solving Ancient Mysteries. National Geographic Books, 1997.

Alva, Walter. "The Moche of Ancient Peru." National Geographic (June 1990), 2-15.

Donnan, Christopher B. "The Moche of Ancient Peru." National Geographic (June 1990), 16-33.

Alva, Walter."Discovering the New World's Richest Unlooted Tomb." National Geographi (October 1988), 510-48.

Donnan, Christopher B. "Unraveling the Mystery of the Warrior-Priest." National Geographic (October 1988), 550-55.

Strong, William Duncan. "Finding the Tomb of a Warrior-God. National Geographic (April 1947), 453-82.