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Evidence Suggests Incas Drugged Child Sacrifices
2013-08-06 18:32:21

The Incas were known for a ritual sacrifice called 'capacocha’ and a new analysis reveals that the young children who gave their lives in this ritual were most likely drugged and drunk around the time of their death.

2013-06-18 23:01:16

Primitive will feature a collection of rare pre-Columbian stone votives called Canopa as part of an exhibition of Ancient Stone from Around the World opening June 21.

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2009-07-23 12:46:58

Archeologists said on Wednesday that a pre-Incan mummy and eight other skeletons have been dug up from under what is thought to have been a shantytown in the middle of Peru's capital.

2008-09-25 03:00:20

By Phillip Zonkel To say the group Pacha Massive was excited about its first concert is an understatement. A friend of the genre-bending Latin duo, who had been together for only two weeks, got the group booked for its first gig - a Colombian Independence Day concert in New York City.


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Qantuta, Cantua buxifolia
2014-01-17 14:18:16

Cantua buxifolia is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to Qantu, Qantus or Qantuta or Magic-flower, Magic flower of the Incas, Magic tree and Sacred-flower-of-the-Incas. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. C. buxifolia can be found in Peru, Bolivia and northern Argentina, specifically in the Yungas. This evergreen shrub species grows approximately 4-6 feet tall. Its small leaves have a gray or green coloration. The plant blooms in late...

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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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