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Ancient graves hid the skeletons of more than 260 children who likely had their hearts removed. It is the largest known child sacrifice, and archaeologists still don’t know why.

Scientists found 269 children, 466 llamas, and 3 adults buried at two dig sites near the modern-day coastal town of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s the largest mass sacrifice of children to date in the archaeological record. Archaeologists think the mass sacrifice took place 500 years ago during the reign of the […]
Ancient graves hid the skeletons of more than 260 children who likely had their hearts removed. It is the largest known child sacrifice, and archaeologists still don’t know why.