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The mummified remains of the children at Huanchaquito-Las Llamas in Peru. (John Verano, 201 9) Experts have revealed the cruel details of a 16th century ritual sacrificial site in Peru containing the remains of over 140 children. In a new study at the archaeological site of Huanchaquito-Las Llamas, archaeologists explain that the children's hearts were apparently ripped off their bodies. The gigantic place, which is close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Chan Chan, is the largest known mass sacrifice site for children in America, they say. The remains of over 200 llamas, or possibly alpacas, were also discovered over an area spanning 7,000 square meters. "Cut marks transecting sternum and staggered ribs suggest that both the children and the llamas may have had their coffins cut off, possibly during ritual removal of the heart," researchers say in a statement. Analysis of the human remains reveals that they were boys and girls aged 5-14 years. MAYA ARTIFACTS USED IN RITUELLA SACRIFICES DISCOVERED IN THE BACK OF SACRED LAKE An international research team led by Gabriel Prieto of the National University of Trujillo compiled details of excavations conducted between 2011 and 2016. Their results published in the journal PLOS ONE. Archaeologists were stunned by the scale of the ritual sacrifice. (John Verano, 2019) Radiocarbon dating suggests that the remains are from about 1450 A.D., a time when Huanchaquito-Las Llamas was part of the Chimu culture. "A thick layer of clay that overlays the funeral sediments indicates that this mass death had…

Experts have revealed the cruel details of a 16th century ritual sacrificial site in Peru containing the remains of over 140 children.

In a new study at the archaeological site of Huanchaquito-Las Llamas, archaeologists explain that the children’s hearts were apparently ripped off their bodies. The gigantic place, which is close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Chan Chan, is the largest known mass sacrifice site for children in America, they say.

The remains of over 200 llamas, or possibly alpacas, were also discovered over an area spanning 7,000 square meters. “Cut marks transecting sternum and staggered ribs suggest that both the children and the llamas may have had their coffins cut off, possibly during ritual removal of the heart,” researchers say in a statement. Analysis of the human remains reveals that they were boys and girls aged 5-14 years.

MAYA ARTIFACTS USED IN RITUELLA SACRIFICES DISCOVERED IN THE BACK OF SACRED LAKE An international research team led by Gabriel Prieto of the National University of Trujillo compiled details of excavations conducted between 2011 and 2016. Their results published in the journal PLOS ONE.

Archaeologists were stunned by the scale of the ritual sacrifice. (John Verano, 2019)

Radiocarbon dating suggests that the remains are from about 1450 A.D., a time when Huanchaquito-Las Llamas was part of the Chimu culture. “A thick layer of clay that overlays the funeral sediments indicates that this mass death had been preceded, and perhaps inspired, by a large rainstorm or flood,” they explain in the statement.

Experts were stunned to find such a great victim for the victims in the northern coast of Peru, about 350 miles north of Lima.

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“This archaeological discovery was a surprise to all of us hadn’t seen anything like this before …” says Professor John Verano, Professor of Tulane University Anthropology, in a statement. “This page opens a new chapter on the exercise of child sacrifice in the old world.” [19659005] The researchers note that the ritual victim was “a major investment of resources for the Chimu culture” and hopes Able to reveal more details about the sacrificed children.

Other gruesome victim sites have revealed ir secrets. A large number of skulls buried under the streets of modern Mexico City, for example, have offered a chilling insight into Aztec’s human sacrifice.

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LiveScience reports that Hundreds of Mayan artifacts that may have been used in ritual deaf people have discovered at the bottom of a Guatemalan lake.

Fox News Bradford Betz contributed to this article.

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