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Lords of Sipan

a tale of pre-Inca tombs, archaeology, and crime

by Sidney Kirkpatrick

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Huaca Rajada Site (Sipán, Peru),
  • Sipán (Peru),
  • Peru,
  • Sipán.
    • Subjects:
    • Mochica Indians -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Mochica Indians -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.,
    • Mochica goldwork.,
    • Archaeological thefts -- Peru -- Sipán.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Peru -- Sipán.,
    • Huaca Rajada Site (Sipán, Peru),
    • Sipán (Peru) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-238) and index.

      StatementSidney D. Kirkpatrick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3430.1.M6 K57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1719807M
      ISBN 100688103960
      LC Control Number92022965

      In when Ernil Bernal happened upon an unusually rich find in the ancient temple of Sipan, Peruvian archaeologist Dr. Walter Alva, U.S. Customs, and the underground network of dealers in pre-Columbian artifacts all battled for the remains. They occasioned a fascinating, but true, mystery filled with personal courage and deceit. This book shows that two more Supergods, the Lords of Sipan, walked among the Peruvians and the Tiahuanacos of Bolivia. They, too, taught the higher orders of science and spirituality, the mysteries of the heavens, the laws of astronomy and Edition: First North American Edition.

      The tour starts with a visit to Huaca Rajada, archaeological site in which the Lord of Sipan remains were found. Then it is off to the Pyramids Valley in Tucume, an impressive urban center and the most important of its time, located at only 33kms from Chiclayo. Sidney Kirkpatrick, Lords of Sipan: A tale of pre-Inca tombs, archaeology, and crime (New York: Morrow, ). Read more about Moche iconography from Dumbarton Oaks. Read about the FBI involvement in recovering the backflap. Read more about Moche ceramics at .

        According to Mr. Kirkpatrick's book, one Sipan gold figurine sold for $, on the black market. Altogether the stolen antiquities are worth millions. In a raid in , Customs agents seized. This half day tour starts at am from Chiclayo main square. From there we will start the day going to the Lord of Sipan Tomb and Huaca Rajada. Then we will head to the Royal Sipan Tombs museum where we can see many relics from the Moche culture. Finally we will end the day in Brüning museum, where we can learn the story of Lamabayeque Cultures/5(2).


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Lords of Sipan is another ‘true crime’ book (in the broad sense of the term). It concerns a burial site for the Moche people (flourished ca.

A.D.) in the coastal valleys of Peru. This area is filled with looters, with collectors and by: 4. Lords of Sipan book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In Januaryarchaeologist and museum curator Dr. Walter Alva wa /5. Lords of Sipan by Sidney Kirkpatrick. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: When Alva finished his work, he had saved the contents of a necropolis housing the elaborately buried remains of a Lord of Sipan (Sipan, meaning “House of.

The little-told story of their discovery of the Lords of Sipan, which rivals that of Carter and Carnarvon’s in Egypt, began on the night of 25 February Alva, then the 37 year old Director of Lambayeque’s Brüning Museum, was feeling.

(Part 1: The spectacular Mochican tomb complex of Huaca Rajada) Inan enormous complex of unplundered Moche culture tombs was unearthed at the Huaca Rajada archaeological site, near Sipán on the North coast of Peru. The most famous of the tombs belonged to El Señor de Sipán (The Lord of Sipán), a Mochican warrior priest who was buried.

This book nicely summarizes the extraordinary tale of the discovery and recovery of the archaeological finds of the Lords of Sipan in northern Peru. The illustrations are excellent and the narrative flows nicely. I'm reading prior to my trip to Peru.

The book is dated, it was printed inbut still a great read. A police raid leads to the involvement of Peruvian archaeologist Walter Alva, director of the Bruning Museum.

Alva soon realizes that the thieves have found a legendary cache sought for centuries: the burial chambers of the Lords of Sipan, rulers of the pre-Incan Moche (c.

A.D. ), an agrarian people with a taste for human sacrifice. John McDonough's narration is excellent. The only thing that the audio version lacks is the portfolio of detailed drawings and photos that the published book contains. These are beautiful and very helpful in explaining how the burial site was laid out.

Fortunately, these images are available on the internet (search "Lords of Sipan" in Google). Lords of Sipan: a tale of pre-Inca tombs, archaeology, and crime User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Around midnight on Februlocal police awoke Walter Alva, inspector general of archaeology for the Peruvian province of Lambayeque along Peru's north coast.

The police informed Alva that Read full review. Discover Tombs of Sipán in Lambayeque, Peru: The shockingly unspoiled Peruvian tomb of the Lord of Sipan was once guarded by a footless warrior. Lords of Sipan is another ‘true crime’ book (in the broad sense of the term).

It concerns a burial site for the Moche people (flourished ca. A.D.) in the coastal valleys of Peru. This area is filled with looters, with collectors and exporters/5(23). The Lords of Sipan archeological site and the two accompanying museums (one on site and one in nearby Lambayeque) are, indeed, the "creme de la creme" of the Moche findings thus far, and the findings in the tombs of the two Moche lords, as well as that of the priest, may overshadow the findings in King Tut's tomb, according to some.

The Lord of Sipán. He was a very important Mochican warrior priest, which remains were founded in Huaca Rajada by Dr. Walter Alva in In his tomb were discovered a great quantity of gold and silver objects, jewels, ceramics and carved wood of incredible value.

Lords of Sipan: A Tale of Pre-Inca Tombs, Archaeology, and Crime Sidney D. Kirkpatrick, Author William Morrow & Company $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Listen to Lords of Sipan audiobook by Sidney Kirkpatrick. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases.

try any audiobook Free. Get this from a library. Lords of Sipan. [Sidney Kirkpatrick; John McDonough] -- After grave robbers plunder Sipan Temple, archaeologist Walter Alva attempts to excavate the remains of the site while under siege by smugglers and collectors. Huaca Rajada, also known as Sipán, is a Moche archaeological site in northern Peru in the Lambayeque Valley, that is famous for the tomb of Lord of Sipán (El Señor de Sipán), excavated by Walter Alva and his wife Susana Meneses beginning in The city of Sipán is dated from 50– AD, the same time as the Moche Period.

Much like Tutankhamen in Egypt, the Lord of Sipan was a mummy discovered with immense quantities of precious metals and stones in his tomb.

Sipán, in the Lambayeque valley in Peru, is famed for its rich tombs revealed by archaeologists. The Lord of Sipan’s tomb – discovered in – is also known as ‘Huaca Rajada’ and its tomb and artifacts – since stored.

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Kirkpatrick, retold the entire story with an intriguing narrative of detective work and stopping the smuggling of pre-Columbian art. The entire story revealed that Walter Alva’s great discovery at Sipan was not of a.The original title of the book: Lords of Sipan: A Tale of Pre-Inca. Tombs, Archaeology, and€ ISBN X – Lords of Sipan: A Tale of Pre-Inca Tombs.

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