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Ritual Sacrifice of 137 Children Found at 15th-Century Archaeological Site in Peru

Archaeologists working at a 15th-century site in Peru have unearthed the remains of 137 children and 200 llamas in what’s now considered the largest mass child sacrifice known from the New World—and possibly of all time.

The scene is almost impossible to comprehend. Continue reading Ritual Sacrifice of 137 Children Found at 15th-Century Archaeological Site in Peru