Image of the Day: Mass Sacrifice
Image of the Day: Mass Sacrifice
At an archaeological site in Peru, researchers have found the remains of hundreds of children and llamas sacrificed in the 15th century.
Image of the Day: Mass Sacrifice
Image of the Day: Mass Sacrifice

At an archaeological site in Peru, researchers have found the remains of hundreds of children and llamas sacrificed in the 15th century.

At an archaeological site in Peru, researchers have found the remains of hundreds of children and llamas sacrificed in the 15th century.

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