Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mincetur delivered a new turistic product in La Libertad: Magdalena de cao

MINCETUR, in coordination with Fundacióne Foundation and with the support of the village, reshuffled the district of Magdalena de Cao and improved its adornment, through its strategy "De Mi Tierra, un producto" in order to attract a greater number of tourists and generate economic dynamism in the area. Also, a brand image for this destination [...]

Cao Museum is one of the 10 most popular of Peru, by Tripadvisor

Peru is one of the countries with the highest biodiversity and mineral resources in the world. It is also famous for its cultural mix, tradition, and above all, history. Get lost through time and visit with your family its most emblematic, such as Cao Museum, which won third place in the top 10 of the [...]

Arqueólogos de la universidad de harvard harán pruebas de adn a la señora de cao

La finalidad es determinar si la dignataria mochica y su séquito de cinco personas, con el que fue enterrada, tienen un nivel de parentesco. Un equipo de expertos de la Universidad de Harvard llegó a Trujillo en julio, para tomar muestras de ADN del cuerpo momificado de la Señora de Cao, así como de su séquito de [...]

Room Six: The World Of The Ancestors – The Lady Of Cao

This is the final space of the museum tour and it represents the culmination of a ritual pathway that begins in Room 4.  In this manner, the sacrificial rituals and funeral rituals that we explore in Rooms 4 and 5 respectively represent the antecedent ritual to entering into and understanding this last stage, to what [...]

Room Five:Rituals Of Death

This room exhibits the expressions associated with the Moche funeral practices.  The funeral scene of the two main tombs of the Huaca Cao Viejo is on exhibit emphasizing the relationship between the Moche funeral methods and the concepts about “Life after Death”. Because the ritual experience is unfolded through performing acts that are impossible to [...]

Room Four: The Blood Of The Mountains

Standing out in comparison with other ethnic peoples in an Andean Cultural context, the Moche openly and publicly celebrated the ceremonial ritual of blood. The stages that comprise the ritual sequence of human sacrifice also exhibited in this room, were carefully described and narrated by Moche artists, who through the power of their images taught [...]