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Sacrificed Kids Had Their Hearts Ripped Out 550 Years Ago

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 384 days ago -
More than 550 years ago, in one of history's largest human sacrifices, about 140 children and 200 llamas were killed at a site in Peru that's now called Las Llamas, archaeologists have discovered. The reason for the sacrifice....


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Ellie M (3)
Monday April 30, 2018, 5:42 pm

Colleen L (3)
Monday April 30, 2018, 10:18 pm
Very sad to read how they were so ugly even in those years, specially to young children.. Thanks Marty

Connie O (45)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 7:56 am
I wonder why they were sacrificed and hearts removed. I imagine children were considered "pure."
Strange beliefs.
Thanks for sharing.

Marty Powell (151)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 10:16 am
The fact that all the children, over 200 now, were sacrificed at the same time says whay ever it was that caused it was a major threat. The large number of young llamas speaks to this as well. One thing at least. They were all drugged beforehand so shouldnt have been afraid.

Roro l (0)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 11:36 am
Thank you.

Anne K (139)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 5:48 pm
Thanks, Marty. I don't think murdering innocent beings changes the weather.

Janet B (0)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 7:18 pm

Lenore K (0)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 8:28 pm
those poor kids, Jesus doesn't like that stuff! Jesus is Lord and He is coming soon.

Lisa M (15)
Wednesday May 2, 2018, 10:03 am
The human species makes me so effing sick! The species has been inherently evil and ignorant since the MISTAKE of their creation as the most invasive, useless, disgusting parasite on this planet.

Janet B (0)
Wednesday May 2, 2018, 7:52 pm

Janis K (129)
Thursday May 3, 2018, 3:26 pm
Thanks for sharing.

MmAway M (519)
Saturday May 5, 2018, 5:07 pm
" The chests of the buried children, who were between 5 and 14 years old when they were sacrificed, had been cut open. The hearts of at least some of the children were removed, said John Verano, an anthropology professor at Tulane University in New Orleans who co-directs excavations at Las Llamas. Verano told Live Science that some people in Peru and Bolivia still remove the hearts of sacrificed llamas.

Many of the children were also found with red pigment smeared on their faces. As far as the scientists can tell, the children died when their chests were cut open. However, it is possible that they were killed first using some other method that hasn't left any traces on their remains, Verano said. [25 Cultures That Practiced Human Sacrifice]"

Just caught this....Poor children and STUPID thinking! But...apparently that was theirs!

As always TY Marty! Sadly noted and read!

MmAway M (519)
Saturday May 5, 2018, 5:09 pm
Dang now they are going after the Llamas! WT???????????????

Insanity runs rapid! RIP ALL

Margie F (148)
Saturday May 5, 2018, 10:17 pm
Oh how terrible.

Margie F (148)
Sunday June 17, 2018, 12:21 am
Thanks again
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