Buried babies with human skull helmets exhumed in Ecuador

Photo of Buried babies with human skull helmets exhumed in Ecuador
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A report here in November of 2019 showed the first and only known example of juvenile crania used as mortuary headgear. The skulls of young humans were placed on the heads of what were likely already-dead infants for their burial. These infants with human skull helmets were interred in their burial mounds at a ritual complex on the central coast … Continue reading
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