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9000-year-old decapitated skull found in Brazil

A skull found in Brazil that bears evidence of cutting marks on it's vertebra may be the oldest case of decapitation in the Americas. Nicholas Reeves says he believes there may be two hidden doorways behind the Tutankhamun's burial chamber, leading to two undiscovered rooms. Egyptian officials plan to use radar equipment

Incas practiced ritual decapitation of enemies

Archaeologists in Peru have concluded that the Inca decapitated their enemies to use the heads as offerings after finding three skulls in a ceremonial vessel. The director of Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, Washington Camacho, told Efe Friday that the heads found this week on Qowicarana ridge, an ancient ceremonial center north of