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Mystery of the Nazcan trophy heads


Posted on Wednesday, 7 January, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment


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"The mystery of why ancient South American peoples who created the mysterious Nazca Lines also collected human heads as trophies has long puzzled scholars who theorize the heads may have been used in fertility rites, taken from enemies in battle or associated with ancestor veneration."

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