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Remains Found of Woman Sacrificed to Mitigate “El Niño” Effects in the Fifteenth Century

By Geraldine Cook
July 16, 2009

Lima, 13 July (EFE).- A fifteenth-century woman belonging to the Chimú culture was buried alive in the archeological complex of Chan Chan, in northern Peru, to mitigate the effects of the “El Niño” weather phenomenon, the National Institute of Culture (INC) revealed today.

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