Carlos RENGIFO Conference

The Mochicas of Ancient Peru: a tale told by multidisciplinary research of archaeological contexts and artefacts

Trujillo University (Peru)

Thursday March 23, 2023 - 2:30 p.m.

University of Rennes 1 – Beaulieu Campus
Building 10B, 1st floor, room 160

The conference can also be attended by video.

Zoom link:
ID : 988 1072 6297
Secret code : 249788

The subject of this presentation is related to the M1-M2 master's program "Physical Sciences for Andean Archaeology" relocated to Trujillo's UNT and supported by the University of Rennes (UFR SPM)


The Mochica culture developed on the northern coast of Peru from circa 100 AD to 850 AD (several centuries before the Incas). Their masterpieces include large-scale temples, high-quality metalworks and pottery, among others, which feature representations of intriguing ancient deities. Through multidisciplinary research, many questions have been answered, but many more have emerged.