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Inca Mummies: Sacrificed Children Were Drugged First

The perfectly preserved bodies of three Inca children are giving scientists new clues into how their people performed rituals–such as child sacrifice–and how they prepared for the event. The 500-year old mummified remains of a 13-year old girl and two younger children–a boy and girl of about 4 or 5–were found enclosed in a tomb atop the 6,739m-high Llullaillaco volcano …

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