Thursday, October 04, 2007

The not-so-noble savage

Child mummies 'fattened up' before Inca sacrifice:
Their deaths were terrifying, and Dr Wilson believes they were meant to be. "The logistics of getting the children there needed imperial organisation," he said. "We believe there was some measure of the Incas demonstrating their power to the colonised: obey, or this is what will happen to you."

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