Image Gallery: Inca Child Mummies

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Llullaillaco Volcano

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory
Three child mummies were discovered on the summit of the Llullaillaco volcano located on the Argentina-Chile border. The summit is 22,100 feet (6,739 meters)…Read More »

above sea level, where temperatures were chilled enough to preserve the bodies, turning them into mummies, after the kids were sacrificed some 500 years ago.   Less «
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