New evidence of ancient child sacrifice found from Bronze Age Mesopotamia — The Archaeology News Network

Remains of young people who were ritually sacrificed have been found from Bronze Age Mesopotamia. Evidence of the trauma observed on the head of one of the skeletons [Credit: Zuhal Özel]Led by Museum scientific associate Dr Brenna Hassett, a team examined burial practices at Başur Höyük, a Bronze Age cemetery in Turkey. It contains a…

via New evidence of ancient child sacrifice found from Bronze Age Mesopotamia — The Archaeology News Network

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