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Children Were Sacrificial Victims in Ancient Mexico.

Archaeologists discovered the remains of two dozen children who were sacrificed offerings to a rain god in ancient Mexico:

The bodies of the children, who ranged in age from 5 to about 15, were found in a single pit during excavations that began last month near a police station just outside the archaeological site.

All of the bodies were laid out in the same position — facing east — around a shrine to the god Tlaloc, leading archeologists to believe “this was something collective, done simultaneously,” in a single ritual, Gamboa said.

“They had some incisions on the vertebrae that suggested they had used some sort of (stone) to cut their throats,” he said.

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This can't be... the ancient Mexicans were just peace-loving farmers and hunter-gatherers until those evil Europeans came and slaughtered, enslaved, and disease-infected them. No?
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