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Archaeologists find new mass child sacrifice site in Peru

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:09 AM

The new sacrifice site is discovered in the Pamapa La Cruz area in Huanchaco, a coastal district of Trujillo, Peru's third-largest cit

REMAINS. Handout picture released on June 08, 2018 by Peruvian news service Andina, shows the ongoing excavation at the "huaca" (temple) La Cruz, where a group of archaeologists have discovered the remains of more than 50 children presumably sacrificed in a ritual of the pre-Columbian Chimu culture, on the northern coast of Peru in the district of Huanchaco, province of Trujillo. Photo by Andina/AFP

Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:26 PM

'The discovery of a large-scale child sacrifice event in the little-known pre-Columbian Chimu civilization is unprecedented in the Americas – if not in the entire world,' National Geographic says