Archaeologists Unearth Remains of Infants Wearing ‘Helmets’ Made From the Skulls of Other Children

Members of Ecuador’s Guangala culture may have outfitted the infants in skulls as a protective measure By Jason Daley Archaeologists excavating a site in Salango, Ecuador, have discovered evidence of a burial ritual that might even make Indiana Jones shiver. As the researchers report in the journal Latin American Antiquity, excavations at a pair ofContinue reading “Archaeologists Unearth Remains of Infants Wearing ‘Helmets’ Made From the Skulls of Other Children”