Infants wearing ‘helmets’ made from skulls of other children unearthed in Ecuador

November 20, 2019 - General

Two infants were buried more than 2,000 years ago wearing strange “helmets” made from the skulls of other children, researchers found.

The researchers found a small shell and a finger bone sandwiched between
the two layered skulls [Credit: Sara Juengst/UNC Charlotte]Scientists, led by study co-author Sara Juengst at the University of North Carolina’s department of anthropology, discovered the remains at a site called Salango, in…

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