Friday, November 14, 2008

Incas fattened up their children before sacrifice on the volcano

The remains of the 15-year-old girl known as the “Llullaillaco Maiden” and the seven-year-old “Llullaillaco Boy” revealed that their diets changed markedly in the 12 months up to their deaths, shedding new light on the rituals of the ancient Andean civilisation.

Llullaillaco Maiden.
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