The Moche civilization from 100 AD to about 800 AD in Northern Peru. The Moche society was agriculturally based and they developed a sophisticated culture that revolved around hunting, fishing, fighting, sacrifice and elaborate ceremonies.
The Moche civilization’s innovative practice of irrigation influenced the farming practices of cultures around them. In addition, the Moche influenced other civilizations and cultures around them when it came to art, religious practices and cultural development. Moche pottery and artwork were found in areas under the Inca civilization. All in all, the Moche civilization, at the time, had a relatively significant impact on how the lives of South Americans residing in Peru shaped up.