Did you enjoy the face reveal of one of Peru’s most powerful ancient women? Learn more about the Lady of Cao in this short video from Explora Films…
After the recent face reveal of the Lady of Cao, an ancient Moche governor-priestess, we thought we’d share something for those interested in learning more about this intriguing historical figure.
This trailer from Explora Films packs into 3 powerful minutes exactly why the Lady of Cao is such an important discovery.
Essentially, the Lady of Cao revolutionized the hypotheses about Peru’s Pre-Columbian cultures; never before was it thought possible that women could have held positions of power in Moche civilization.
The trailer from Explora English Youtube Channel is a promotional piece for a documentary released in 2012 called The Lady of Cao: the Mystery of the Tattooed Mummy. The full documentary is available for purchase at the El Brujo Museum online store.
However, there is a $20 minimum for online purchases, so you may be better off waiting until your next trip to La Libertad where El Brujo is located. You will be able to appreciate the real remains of the Lady of Cao among other Moche artifacts at this very museum.
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