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crystal skulls

What are the crystal skulls

Beginning in the late 19th century, around a dozen carved skulls made of clear or milky white quartz—also known as rock crystal—made their way into ...
What happened to the Aztecs?

What happened to the Aztecs?

Did the Aztecs really practice human sacrifice?

Did the Aztecs really practice human sacrifice?

They did. Human sacrifice was an integral part of the Aztec religion—as it was for many other societies in the New World, including the Maya. One of the ...