Elizabeth P. Benson

Elizabeth P. Benson is a Research Associate of the Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley.


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  1. The Worlds of the Moche on the North Coast of Peru
    The Moche, or Mochica, created an extraordinary civilization on the north coast of Peru for most of the first millennium AD. Although they had no written language with which to record their history and beliefs, the Moche built... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2012
    Hardback | £52.00
  2. Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru
    Propitiating the supernatural forces that could grant bountiful crops or wipe out whole villages through natural disasters was a sacred duty in ancient Peruvian societies, as in many premodern cultures. Ritual sacrifices were... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2001
    Paperback | £16.99