Peggy Goede Montalván


About Peggy Goede Montalván

Peggy Goede Montalván earned her Magister Artium in Ancient Latin American Studies from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany and is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Bonn, Germany. She has been teaching at both universities with a focus on Andean colonial art, the Spanish conquest of the Americas and the Inca society. Furthermore, she has co-curated several exhibitions in museums and is an editor of Mexicon—The Journal of Mesoamerican Studies.


Detail, Keru Vessel, Inka, lacquered wood, Colonial, Peru (Brooklyn Museum) Keru Cup. Inka. Colonial. Wood; lacquered, 7 3/8 x 6 15/16inches / 18.7 x 17.6cm (Brooklyn Museum)
Although this vessel depicts a royal Inka couple, it was produced after the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.

Keru Vessel