Christopher B. Donnan addresses the topic of his most recent book detailing the excavation of five extraordinary Moche tombs at Dos Cabezas, a site located about 300 miles northwest of Lima.
Donnan will discuss his team's remarkable discovery of the stunning ceramics and metalwork that reveal aspects of Moche funerary practice and the sophistication, both artistic and technical, of the ancient civilization.
A book signing and reception in the Fowler's courtyard follows the lecture.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Convenient parking is available in LOT 4, accessible from Sunset Blvd at Westwood. Parking is $8; automated pay stations in the lot accept $1 and $5 bills and credit/debit cards.
Sponsor(s): Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles.
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