Museo Larco: Moche Warrior Pot

Moche warrior pot on display at Museo Larco in Lima, Peru

Moche warrior pot on display at Museo Larco in Lima, Peru

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Moche Warrior Pot
The ceramic pot shown in the image depicts a warrior from the Moche culture that flourished in northern Peru from 100 CE to 700CE and was contemporary with the Nazca culture in the south. This pot is on display at Museo Larco in Lima, Peru.

The Moche people are known for their artistic expression, especially in their pottery, which is one of the most beautiful and artistic potteries in the world. The Moche pots are multi-colored and expressive, and they portray everyday life, rituals, deities, and animals.

Pots and artifacts related to the Moche
Moche Owl God
Moche pottery depicting sacrifice
Deer hunt pottery
Moche human erotic pottery
Moche animal erotic pottery
Moche gold head dress
Moche gold ear pieces
Moche sculptural nose ornaments

Related Pages
Ancient Cultures of Peru, Inca Civilization, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Lima, Peru

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