Lecture: Finding the Tombs of the Moche Queens, 1000 Years of Female Power in the North Coast of Peru

Dr. Luis Jaime Castillo Butters
photo by Luis Jaime Castillo Butters
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 2:00pm
Seattle Art Museum | Plestcheeff Auditorium

Please invite your friends and students:
 
You are cordially invited to a special lecture by Peru’s Vice Minister of Cultural Patrimony and Cultural Industries, archaeologist Dr. Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, in conjunction with the exhibition, Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon. Dr. Castillo Butters will present on his recent discoveries at San José de Moro, a major Moche site on the North Coast of Peru.
 
Finding the Tombs of the Moche Queens, 1000 years of Female Power in the North Coast of Peru
Dr. Luis Jaime Castillo Butters
Wednesday, October 16 | 2:00 pm
SAM Downtown, Plestcheeff Auditorium

 
See the link below for information about the Moche discovery:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/08/130808-moche-priestess-queen-tomb-discovery-peru-archeology-science
 
Barbara Brotherton
Curator of Native American Art
Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
barbarab@seattleartmuseum.org
206-654-3139
 
PERU: KINGDOMS OF THE SUN AND THE MOON
Opening October 17
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Photo by Luis Jaime Castillo Butters