Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Some of the skeletons discovered near the Peruvian city of Trujilo. Picture: AP

Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world’s largest single case of child sacrifice. The pre-Columbian burial site, known as Las Llamas, contains the skeletons of 140 children who were between the ages of five and 14 when they were ritually sacrificed during a ceremony about 550 years […]

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