The iconographic representations that appear in this pottery are so realistic about the daily and ceremonial life of the Moche society that they have become the main source of information about them in the absence of writing. Archaeological finds of musical instruments made in ceramics, often in funerary contexts, are frequent to the individual in his life after death.


  • Title: Trumpet
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Sala de Exposição: Culturas Pré-Colombianas
  • Povo/Cultura: Moche
  • Data de Origem/Produção: Início da era cristã ao século VIII d.C.
  • Area de Conhecimento: Arqueologia

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