Rafael Larco Hoyle


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(1901–66) [Bi]

Peruvian landowner, businessman, and amateur archaeologist who did much to help scholars working on the north Peruvian coastal plain. His own contribution was to define the Cupisnique and Salinar cultures and subdivide the Mochica into a number of phases. During his life he amassed the finest private archaeological collection in Peru.


K. Berrin, 1997, The spirit of R. Larco Hoyle: an introduction. In K. Berrin (ed), The spirit of ancient Peru. New York: Thames & Hudson

Subjects: Archaeology.

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