Travels in Belize and Guatemala

Matt Welsh and Amy Bauer

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Actun Tunichil Muknal

One of the half-dozen or so human sacrifice victims found in the cave. In the Mayan culture it was considered to be an honor to be sacrificed to the gods. These skeletons date from around 700-800 AD.

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