The Diets of Human Sacrifices

The Diets of Human Sacrifices

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Annalee Newitz, Ars Technica
During the final two centuries of the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BCE) in China, thousands of people were sacrificed at the state capital Yinxu. Some were dispatched with great fanfare, buried with rich grave goods, while others appear to have been sacrificed with extreme prejudice and mutilated after death. Now, a new study sheds some light on these victims.

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June 19, 2017 at 12:11AM

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