Monthly Archives: October 2017

Arrival of the Lady of Cao to her village, Magdalena de Cao


In an emotional ceremony that took place in Magdalena de Cao’s main square, the Lady of Cao officially returned to her village. Surrounded by the local villagers of Magdalena de Cao, visitors from all over Peru and abroad, distinguished archaeologists, researchers and participants of the Third International Colloquium of Archeology, the Lady of Cao set [...]

Let’s go to the museum! Cao Museum is now free the first Sunday of every month


According to the new rule enacted by the Executive Branch last July, the Cao Museum joins the list of archaeological sites, museums and historical sites that can be visited for free on the first Sunday of each month. This rule came into law on July 2nd, 2017, and it says that all archeological sites, museums [...]

Gerardo Chávez presents exhibition for his 80-year birthday and includes a piece inspired by the Lady of Cao


“Chávez80” consists of 200 of the most significant pieces by the artist from Trujillo The Kuelap Tower in the Museum of the Nation (Museo de la Nación) is the setting for the artistic exhibition “Chavez80”. For the first time in Peru, Gerardo Chavez exhibits 200 of his most important pieces. This important cultural event is [...]

Lady of Cao’s Jewelry Will Tour Three of the World’s Most Important Museums


The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris are the latest settings for the museum exhibitions that feature the artifacts and jewelry found in the Lady of Cao’s tomb. The exhibits are called “Golden Kingdoms” and “Before the Incas”. In the [...]