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The secrets of Maya child sacrifice at Chichén Itzá uncovered using ancient DNA

By Adam "Ben" Rohrlach, Mathematician and Ancient DNA Researcher, University of Adelaide
Rodrigo Barquera, Postdoctoral research associate, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
At the heart of the Maya civilisation were sacred sites where ritual sacrifices took place. A new DNA analysis reveals more about this practice and Maya genetic legacy.The Conversation

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