Austin, TX: University Of Texas Press, 1994. First edition. Softcover. Clean, tight 4to, 323pp. Cover has very light shelf wear to the edges and the bottom front tip is slightly scuffed. There are occasional neatly penned notes in the margins and a very few very neatly highlighted sentences in the first quarter of the book, none of which interfere with the text. Very Good / None, as issued, Item #17790
The Mochicas were the pre-cursors to the Incas in Peru. The book explains the archaeology of the Mochica Culture in detailed Andean prehistory and the emergence of Peruvian and Peruvianist scholarship regarding Pre-Inca cultures. Pampa Grande is a Mochican archaeological site located in the Lambayeque Valley, in northern Peru, situated on the south shore of the Chancay River. This study is very complete and contains very good illustrations, most especially their beautiful ceramics. Many maps, charts and site maps.