Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Victims of Human Sacrifice at Cahokia Were Locals, Not ‘Foreign’ Captives, Study Finds

August, 26, 2015.
Blake De Pastino, Western Digs, has written a detailed article about recent strontium analysis of teeth from burials in Cahokia's Mound 72. Cahokia, an UNECO World Heritage Site, is an American Indian city which began to decline around AD 1200 was larger than London, England in AD 1250.

"Beyond the scope of those 39 individuals, the findings obtained throughout Mound 72 suggest that the 270 people buried there were not all immigrants, or captives from raids into distant territories, as some experts had suggested."

To read the full articleclick here.

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