-llama 4000b.c. , maize 2200 b.c, weaving metal monument architecture -the olmec: the mother culture where all the tradition began-Chavin de Huantar: where all the tradition began 400-200 b.c. very short but incorporate prior ritual dynamic that packet it in a way to successor generation. Located in an area that was an intersection of highland valleys and amazon river. They take advantage of the trading going on and making their own culture. Big structure that is accompanied by a lot of people for religious ceremonies. Staff god cult: spread around northern and central peru. Figure 17.15 pg. 654. This icon is spread and provides a ritual glue in this coastal zone. Every little valley had its own culture. Very fluid landscape -Moche-200 a.d.-their culture is the most acclaimed art style to raise in desert valleys of the north. Big mud brick pyramids and kind of look melted because of the el nino affects. We have very distinctive iconography. No writing. Link people in the burials with the same headdresses. This kind of fine line drawing on pottery is very distinctive in moche art. -Sipan-the rulers had so many earrings and jewelries. They were stacked on top of them in the burial. Its one of the most specatular find. It was the king tut of the new world. This shows how significant this structure was. He has some accompanying men that had to be sacrificed when he died which shows how much power he had.
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