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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: The Sican Archaeological Project since its inception in 1978 has received research grants from the Heinz Family Foundation (1999), National Geographic Society (1981-83, 1985-86, 1989, 1999, 2001), National Science Foundation (1979-81, 1983-84, 1989) Shibusawa Ethnological Foundation (1990-97), Southern Illiniois University (2000), Tokyo Broadcasting System (2006-07), and Wenner-Gren Anthropological Foundation (2001-02). Our indebtedness for their generous support is hereby acknowledged.

Guide to Further Reading:

For those who are interested in gaining additional knowledge of the Sicán culture, we recommend the following publications:

Cavallaro, Raffael
1991. Large Site Methodology: Architectural Analysis and Dual Organization in the Andes. Occasional Papers 5. Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary.
Donnan, Christopher B.
1990. An Assessment of the Validity of the Naymlap Dynasty. In The Northern Dynasties: Kingship and Statecraft in Chimor, edited by Michael E. Moseley and Alana Cordy-Collins, pp. 243-274. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
de Lavalle, José Antonio (editor)
1989. Lambayeque. Banco de Credito del Perú, Lima.
Heyerdahl, Thor, Sandweiss, Daniel H., and Alfredo Narváez
1995. Pyramids of Túcume: The Quest for Peru's Forgotten City. Thames and Hudson, London.
Kauffmann Doig, Federico
1989. Oro de Lambayeque. In Lambayeque, edited by José Antonio de Lavalle, pp. 163-214. Banco de Crédito del Perú, Lima.
1992. Mensaje Iconográfico de la Orfebrería Lambayecana. In Oro del Antiguo Perú, edited by José Antonio de Lavalle, pp. 237-263. Banco de Crédito del Perú, Lima.
Kosok, Paul
1965. Life, Land and Water in Ancient Peru. Long Island University, New York.
Trimborn, Hermann
1979. El Reino de Lambayeque en el Antiguo Perú. Haus Völker und Kulturen Anthropos-Institut, St. Augustin.
Larco Hoyle, Rafael
1948. Cronología Arqueológica del Norte del Perú. Buenos Aires: Sociedad Geográfica Americana.
Lavalle, José Antonio de (editor)
1989. Lambayeque. Lima: Colección Arte y Tesoros del Perú, Banco de Crédito del Perú.
Moseley, Michael E. and Carol J. Mackey
1972. Peruvian Settlement Pattern Studies and Small Site Methodology. American Antiquity 37: 67-81.
Ramírez, Susan E.
1998. Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, or Chief: Material Wealth as a Basis of Power in Sixteenth-Century Peru. In Dead Giveaways: Indigenous Testaments of Colonial Mesoamerica and the Andes, edited by Susan Kellogg and Matthew Restall, pp. 215-248. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.
Shimada, Izumi
1991. Pachacamac Archaeology: Retrospect and Prospect. Introduction to new edition of Pachacamac by Max Uhle (1903), pp. XV-LXVI. University Museum Press, University of Pennsylvania.
1994. Pampa Grande and the Mochica Culture. University of Texas Press, Austin.
Uhle, Max
1959. Wesen und Ordnung der altperuanischen Kulturen. Berlin: Colloquium Verlag.
Zevallos Quiñones, Jorge
1971. Cerámica de la Cultura "Lambayeque" (Lambayeque I). Trujillo: Universidad Nacional de Trujillo.