Mass grave of children and llamas found in Peru
Published on September 27th, 2011 | by Admin0
Prieto’s team suspects the children were killed as part of a religious ceremony by the Chimú culture. Famed for irrigation advances, the Chimú occupied the northern and central coasts of Peru from about A.D. 1100 to 1500, when the culture was conquered by its neighbors, the Inca.
Story: Ker Than, National Geographic News | Photo: Mariana Bazo, Reuters