The exhibition " Avant les Incas", presented at the Quai Branly museum - Jacques Chirac, explores the different manifestations and representations of power in the Andean societies, before the start of the Inca Empire. This special issue decrypts these poorly known cultures of the northern coast of Peru.
Thematic presentation of the great civilizations of ancient Peru: origins, architecture, lords mochica and the power of heaven, the power of women in the mochica and Lambayeque societies. The catalog reproduces photographs and 3D reconstructions of the temples and palaces as well as the treasures of the tombs (ceramics, jewels, headdresses, etc.).